15.02.2021

Corona: Democracy in danger?

When politicians rely only on scientific advice, they cease to fulfill their role as representatives of the majority, argues Alexander Bogner in his new book. He even sees democracy at risk, because: "Alternative facts are booming when politics seems to have no alternative"

Graphic: ITA

The author is a sociologist at the Institute of Technology Assessment (ITA) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. 

Read the full interview in German here

 

Bogner, Alexander: "Die Epistemisierung des Politischen. Wie die Macht des Wissens die Demokratie gefährdet"

Book website (ITA)

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eBook - EPUB-format (publisher)

Alexander Bogner