2020-03Thematic Section
Relational Plurality as a Corrective to Liberal Atomistic Pluralism

Abstract: This essay argues for a concept of political identity that is fundamentally relational in nature contra more liberal accounts of identity that are atomistic. I consider John Rawls’ account of political identity in his Political Liberalism and provide a response stemming from Hannah Arendt’s account of political identity grounded in the existential…