Ross B. Emmet: James M. Buchanan and Frank H. Knight on democracy as “government by discussion”

Among twentieth-century inheritors of the classical liberal mantle, the notion that democracy could be understood as “government by discussion” is found most prominently in the work of Frank H. Knight and James M. Buchanan. In this paper, NOUS Member Ross Emmet compares Knight and Buchanan’s use of the expression “democracy Continue Reading…