Articles by John Capps

06 2022

🦋 The open texture of democracy

John Capps
Democracy comes in lots of different flavours. How do we make sense of this? Is having all these meanings a feature or a bug? John Capps suggests that the idea of 'open texture' can help us better understand democratic theory and practice
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John Capps
Professor, Department of Philosophy, Rochester Institute of Technology

John's research and teaching focus on epistemology (especially theories of truth), pragmatism, and the history of 20th century philosophy.

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