ABSTRACT: A healthy mass democracy requires an informal public sphere that provides citizens with ample opportunities for expression, an arena for communicative action, easy access to diverse views and perspectives, and high quality, low cost information on issues of common concern.
Program in Ethics and Public Affairs
Melissa Lane, Director
The Program in Ethics and Public Affairs (PEPA) advances the study of the moral purposes and foundations of institutions and practices—both domestic and international. PEPA seminars seek to bring the perspectives of moral and political philosophy to bear on significant issues in public affairs.