American Pragmatism and Democratic Faith


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In June 1962, a group calling themselves the Students for a Democratic Society gathered at a retreat in rural Michigan to discuss and revise their founding manifesto. The result of that meeting was the famous Port Huron Statement, a document that not only reflected their disenchantment with America s elite-controlled social and political institutions but also called for the creation of a participatory democracy in which all citizens engage in public life and share the responsibility of political decision making. This ...

American Pragmatism and Democratic Faith 2007, Northern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780875803791