Environmental Philosophy

Volume 3, Issue 2, Fall 2006

Adam Briggle, Robert Frodeman, Scott F. Aikin
Pages 59-63

Commentary on Democratic “Deliberation, Public Reason, and Environmental Politics”

Editors’ Note: We decided that a commentary to the original Aikin essay from the perspective of humanities policy would be beneficial. We then invited Scott Aikin to respond to this commentary. What follows is (a) the Briggle/Frodeman commentary and (b) the Aikin response. We present the discussion in its entirety in the conviction that this transparency will help the reader to critically assess the viability of these arguments and to draw his/her own conclusion as to the efficacy of such reasoning for environmental philosophy as such.