Skip navigation
Skip navigation

What should the voter know? Epistemic trust in democracy

Baurmann, Michael; Brennan, H Geoffrey


Alvin Goldman develops the concept of co re voter knowledge to capture the kind of knowledge that voters need to have in order that democracy function successfully. As democracy is supposed to promote the people's goals, co re voter knowledge must, according to Goldman, first and foremost answer the question which electoral candidate would successfully perform in achieving that voter's ends. In our paper we challenge this concept of core voter knowledge from different angles. We analyse the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Grazer Philophische Studien


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Baurmann_What_should_the_voter_know?_2009.pdf1.13 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail
02_Baurmann_What_should_the_voter_know?_2009.pdf1.54 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator