The article focuses on the opinion of James Wagner, president of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, about the role of compromise in founding and sustaining the American political system. The reaction of the public to the article he published in the Winter 2013 issue of the "Emory Magazine" entitled "As American as...Compromise" is discussed. The view of professor Avishai Margalit about the idea of rotten compromises outlined in the article is also noted.
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Johns Hopkins University Press
Fischer, M. (2014). Defending compromise. Philosophy and Literature, 38(2), 587-601. doi:10.1353/phl.2014.0063
Philosophy and Literature