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Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019576
eISBN:
9780262314725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019576.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

American monetary policy is formulated by the Federal Reserve and overseen by Congress. Both policy making and oversight are deliberative processes, although the effect of this deliberation has been ... More


Democratic Deliberation and the Ethical Review of Human Subjects Research

Govind Persad

in Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027465
eISBN:
9780262320825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027465.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter explains the concept of democratic deliberation and considers its implications for ethical review of human subjects research. Democratic deliberation is an ethical principle relatively ... More


In Praise of Desire

Nomy Arpaly and Timothy Schroeder

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199348169
eISBN:
9780199348183
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348169.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In Praise of Desire aims to show that ordinary desires belong at the heart of moral psychology. It has three core theses, adding up to a doctrine it calls Spare Conativism. These are (1) ... More


Introduction: Why Deliberation?

Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey and Andrew Bailey

in Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019576
eISBN:
9780262314725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019576.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter sets out the aim of the book—to examine systematically deliberation on monetary policy in the U.S. in two different institutions, the Federal Reserve and Congress. It establishes reasons ... More


Deliberation in Theoretical Perspective

Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey and Andrew Bailey

in Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019576
eISBN:
9780262314725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019576.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter briefly surveys the difficulties in measuring empirically the motivations of members of congressional committees and the FOMC. It challenges the bias against the empirical investigation ... More


Does Deliberation Matter for Monetary Policy-Making?

Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey and Andrew Bailey

in Deliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019576
eISBN:
9780262314725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019576.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Deliberation is an understudied area of policy-making, in part because it is a challenging task. First, it is hard to reduce words into a measurable form while maintaining the integrity of the ... More


Consent

Daniel H. Levine

in The Morality of Peacekeeping

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748675890
eISBN:
9780748697199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675890.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The concept of consent, part of the traditional “holy trinity” is analysed. This chapter argues that consent is best understood not as a one-time agreement, but as an ongoing process (in line with ... More


Deliberatively Democratic Administrative Discretion in Global Environmental Governance

Walter F. Baber and Robert V. Bartlett

in Consensus and Global Environmental Governance: Deliberative Democracy in Nature's Regime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028738
eISBN:
9780262327046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028738.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

The arguments for the unavoidability of administrative discretion are both political and functional. Administrative structures are a practical inevitability in modern environmental governance; no ... More


Provisionalism and Democratic Theory

Elisabeth Ellis

in Provisional Politics: Kantian Arguments in Policy Context

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125221
eISBN:
9780300152050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125221.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter takes a look at the relationship between provisionalism and democratic theory. The task given to provisional democratic theory is to investigate what factors and conditions make the ... More


Deliberation

Nomy Arpaly and Timothy Schroeder

in In Praise of Desire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199348169
eISBN:
9780199348183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348169.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Deliberation is a mental action performed with the end of determining what to think or do. Because it is an action, deliberation is undertaken for (better or worse) reasons. Thus, it cannot be what ... More


How Deliberation Works

Nomy Arpaly and Timothy Schroeder

in In Praise of Desire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199348169
eISBN:
9780199348183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199348169.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

If deliberation is not what makes it possible to think or act for reasons, a question arises: what is the role of deliberation? The role of deliberation is to enhance pre-existing but imperfect ... More


Constitutional Purposes

Mark A. Graber

in A New Introduction to American Constitutionalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199943883
eISBN:
9780199369799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199943883.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Constitutions attempt to secure important social benefits by establishing fundamental laws, mandating the rule of law, entrenching political procedures, limiting government powers, and, in liberal ... More


The Return of the Diary in Barthes’s ‘Vita Nova’

Sam Ferguson

in Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814535
eISBN:
9780191852121
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814535.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter examines a moment when the literary avant-garde returned to diary-writing and the writing subject, by focusing on Roland Barthes’s experiments with the diary (journal intime). These ... More


Discussion and Deliberation

Robert E. Goodin and Kai Spiekermann

in An Epistemic Theory of Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198823452
eISBN:
9780191862137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823452.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

Virtually all of our knowledge is second-hand, learned from others. In ideal deliberative settings, such as Habermas’s ‘ideal speech situation’, learning from others works well because participants ... More


Direct versus Representative Democracy

Robert E. Goodin and Kai Spiekermann

in An Epistemic Theory of Democracy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198823452
eISBN:
9780191862137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823452.003.0016
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

On the face of it, direct democracy should outperform representative democracy based on the number of voters. If, however, the electorate is better at selecting representatives than policies (the ... More


Reimagining Democratic Possibilities

James S. Fishkin

in Democracy When the People Are Thinking: Revitalizing Our Politics Through Public Deliberation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198820291
eISBN:
9780191860188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820291.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Consider four main arguments against applications of deliberative democracy—domination by the more advantaged, polarization, lack of citizen competence, and the gap between mini-publics and the ... More


Desire and Pleasure

Neil Sinhababu

in Humean Nature: How desire explains action, thought, and feeling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198783893
eISBN:
9780191826542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783893.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Desire causes pleasant or unpleasant feelings when we have various kinds of thoughts about its object. Chapter 3 shows how this Hedonic Aspect of desire is manifested in the feeling of obligation, in ... More


Reasons

Neil Sinhababu

in Humean Nature: How desire explains action, thought, and feeling

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198783893
eISBN:
9780191826542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198783893.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 9 describes how desire makes us recognize reasons and act on them. The Attentional and Hedonic Aspects of desire give reasons a perceptual salience that lets us recognize them, and the ... More


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