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Formalizing the Franchise

In solving the problems of mass democracy outlined in the previous post, there are two factors that I have to keep in mind: The originary equality of all language users, and the material differences resulting thereof. The solution must allow for differentiated forms of enfranchisement that reflects people’s varied ability and willingness to uphold the …

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Layers upon Layers of Commons

Why do some get to be enfranchised and others do not? What does it entail to be enfranchised? Which criteria are one enfranchised by? And where is enfranchisement necessary? When we think about enfranchisement we typically think of the right to vote in government affairs. Enfranchisement has been a contentious issue for a long time …

Postliberal Diction & Inquiry

This glossary was meant to aid in the study of Postliberal authors and materials, and it is important to emphasize that everything contained in this blog is relevant to the inquiry into Postliberalism in some way. The blog is continuously updated as new terms are created, and our understanding increases. However it has become apparent …

The definition of concepts, as defined within their own [discipline]

Within [disciplines] there are always words and concepts that are referred to, but a definition or explanation of them can sometimes be difficutlt to find. This site’s basic imperative is to aide the reader by collecting definitions and a short explanation of these words and concepts of various [disciplines], as the [disciplines] define them internally. …