Kelsen - Kelsen-assumption we are all ideology equal if we...

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Kelsen -assumption- we are all ideology equal “if we wish to remain equal in reality, we must let ourselves to be ruled’ -binding government -definition of freedom must be changed in order for it to work in politics- transforms from natural freedom to political freedom -majority the closest approach to the idea of freedom- human wills are equal but can not justify the majority “principle by saying that more votes have a greater total weight than fewer votes --- but as many people as possible shall be free—few people as possible should find their wills in opposition of the social order -even from referendum- individuals only free at the moment of voting--- and only if he votes with the majority--- possible and ideally it is ‘unanimity’ -state- the personification of the state hides the fact that man rules over man, unbearable to democratic sensibilities’ --- yet one is ruledby his eaquals therefore it is ok -renounces all freedom to become part of democracy- oly to gain it back as a citizen-
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2008 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Gotman during the Spring '08 term at NYU.

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