Articles by Stephen P. Turner

January 23, 2023

🦋 Making the case for administrative democracy

Stephen P. Turner
Stephen Turner argues that for democracy to prevail, we must transform the vague idea of 'the will of the people' into legal procedure. This issue is more important than ever in situations where bureaucracies, such as those of the United States, are suffocating democratic action
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Stephen P. Turner
Distinguished University Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of South Florida

Making Democratic Theory Democratic by Stephen P. Turner and George Mazur

Making Democratic Theory Democratic: Democracy, Law, and Administration after Weber and Kelsen

(Routledge, March 2023)

Liberal Democracy 3.0 by Stephen Turner

Liberal Democracy 3.0: Civil Society in an Age of Experts (Sage, 2003)

The Politics of Expertise by Stephen Turner

The Politics of Expertise
(Routledge, 2013)

Stephen has written extensively on Max Weber, especially on politics, with the late Regis Factor in Max Weber and the Dispute Over Reason and Value: A Study in Philosophy, Ethics, and Politics (Routledge, 1984), and in Max Weber: The Lawyer as Social Thinker (Routledge, 1994).

He edited the Cambridge Companion to Weber (CUP, 2000).

Stephen has also written extensively on Hans Morgenthau and international relations theory.

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He tweets @beachboystevie

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