In , Walter Lippmann published The Phantom Public, denouncing the ‘ mystical fallacy of democracy.’ Decrying romantic democratic models that privilege. In , Walter Lippmann published the Phantom Public, arguing for what he referred to as the fallacy of democracy. He wrote, “I have not happened to meet. In it he came fully to terms with the inadequacy of traditional democratic theory.” This volume is part of a continuing series on the major works of Walter Lippmann .
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Find it on Scholar. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The public must be put in its place [ It is the function of public opinion to check the use of force” 74 by using its own force.
Science Logic and Mathematics. Authority, Democracy, and Problem-Solving. This is a more entertaining read than Public Opinion, both more clearly cynical and also written in a much more chummy style. Lippmann’s demythologized view of the American system of government resonates today. However, it is classic poli sci literature. Is the Public’s Ignorance of Politics Trivial? Oldie, but a goodie. Crowd manipulation Managing the news Media manipulation.
In “The Phantom Public”, our favorite grouch directs his ire towards Phwntom first read Walter “Cranky Pants” Lippmann my freshman year in college “Drift and Mastery” ; my nocturnal adolescent self particularly cherished his line about how societal norms force intelligent people to conform to sheep-scripts in order to maintain the respect of their peers — sweet sweet nectar to the brain of someone from a Midwestern nerd-school newly adrift on the Gothic campus of an upper-crusty liberal arts college.
I found it interesting that in the movie “13 Pyblic that the President leaked disinformation to Lippmann because he knew Lippmann would blab it to the Russians. Walter Lippmann and the Public Philosophy. Account Options Lkppmann in. Buy From Transaction Publishers Amazon. Evidence of nonconformity can therefore be indicative of a need for public involvement. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Walter Lippmann – – New York: He read extensively in Freud and was in every sense an “intellectual” journalist. The Phantom Public discusses the “disenchanted man” who has become disillusioned not only with democracy, but also with reform. The force of the ideas he develops make him not so easily dismissed.
It can exert force upon those capable of direct action only by making a judgment as to which group is better able to address the problem at hand: Walter Lippmann was an American intellectual, writer, reporter, and political commentator who gained notoriety for being among the first to introduce the concept of Cold War.
Paperbackpages. The philosophies made me sick to my stomach because they are elitist and imply that The People don’t have rights because they’re too stupid to operate as a group. Feb 05, Brian rated it phanyom not like it Llppmann Assent refers to an obvious lack of agreement among interested parties. In an era disgusted with politicians and the various instruments of “direct democracy,” Walter Lippmann’s The Phantom Public remains as relevant as ever.
The Phantom Public
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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In it he came fully to terms with the inadequacy of traditional democratic theory. In “The Phantom Public”, our favorite grouch directs his ire towards, basically, everyone, stating that our bozo citizenry is too dim-witted to be entrusted with voting, that the notion of an educated populace is hogwash, and that any hope of a political process approaching anything other than dog-pooh is at best the dreaming of someone on shrooms and at worst the fast track towards phantok society knocking on the doors of hell.
The Phantom Public by Walter Lippmann
This, Lippmann argues, is a false ideal. Google Books no proxy worldcat.