Jason Blakely


Jason Blakely is an associate professor of political science at Pepperdine University, focusing on political philosophy and hermeneutics. He is the author of We Built Reality: How Social Science Infiltrated Culture, Politics, and Power, and coauthor, with Mark Bevir, of Interpretive Social Science: An Anti-Naturalist Approach.

Scientific Authority and the Democratic Narrative

from America on the Brink, Volume 22, Number 3

Democracy and science can be mutually reinforcing only if there is a recognition of the limited authority of each.