This book, along with its companion volume, Democracy as the Political Empowerment of the People, relates the democratic potential of the latest electronic techlogies to the idea of direct-participatory democracy. Having clarified the original meaning of the idea of democracy, this volume proceeds to develop a new theory of democracy, Direct-Deliberative e-Democracy.
Majid Behrouzi holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from York University, Canada. In addition to philosophy, he has also studied mathematics and engineering and holds advanced degrees in these fields. He currently teaches mathematics and philosophy in Cleveland.