European Union and Republicanism
In this paper, I am going to look at the possible organization of the European Union through the prism of republicanism. Continuing the idea of my previous writing, I would like to make the public goods be the object of the present paper. However, the reason to place public goods in the center of this discussion seems obscure for me. Possibly, my perception is stipulates by the concept of the republic, especially what is main within this concept, that is namely democracy. Nevertheless, if the most critique question of the seminar is to reflect on the lack of democracy in the European Union and suggest the possible solutions of the problem, then the republican perception of democracy must take place in this discussion.
First of all, I cannot omit my disappointment about the republican way of understanding democracy. Undoubtedly, that for the biggest part of the population Republic means nowadays nothing but freedom and equality of all citizens. Of cause the core understanding of Republic has not changed since the Roman time. However, the understanding of freedom and equality of the past differentiates from the mo...