“Guardians of res publica Annual Prize”–2013

We should expect Whistleblowers to be “republicans.” This is because people acting under the ideology of republicanism (i.e., this was the dominant political language at the American founding), in fact operate towards “total transparency.” This is because republicanism is structured on “non-domination” (see Pettit). I do not expect liberals (i.e., equal opportunity in capitalism and…

Perception’s not Reality

Riker (a famous political scientist) once said that political science was dismal science, simply because you could not trust perception in the social world the same way “the real scientists” could reveal the laws of physical science. People can change their minds. Like, while “real scientists” can tell you the distance to the moon as well as the gravity there for the average Joe; political…