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Republican Democracy: Liberty, Law and Politics

Andreas Niederberger and Philipp Schink


This book directly engages with the relationship and differences between the key strands in contemporary republican political theory. It brings together leading international scholars representing the most important positions in republican political theory today: neorepublicanism, Kantian republicanism and populist as well as realist republicanism — the first time that these positions actively engage with each other. It expands upon the foundational principle of republicanism — ‘freedom as non-domination’ — to articulate new theoretical insights into connections between liberty, law and democr ... More

Keywords: political theory, neorepublicanism, republicanism, liberty, democratic politics, law, freedom

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780748643066
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748643066.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Andreas Niederberger, editor
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University

Philipp Schink, editor
Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University