Author(s): Chris OSEGENWUNE

Democracy is held in high esteem because it has the capacity to promote human dignity and happiness. The ideals are so attractive that there is the tendency for people to frown at any one considered to exhibit an anti-democratic orientation. The ideals such as equality of persons, freedom of association, movement, assembly, expression and non discrimination make it a complete realization of humanity. Compared with other systems of governance such as autocracy, facism and theocracy which are not people centred, democracy is defined by the majority. A government is said to be democratic, when the people take decisions that can promote the common good. Unfortunately, these ideals which have made democracy popular have been far from realization. It is on this ground that the paper presents a phenomenology of democracy. Phenomenology is one of the philosophical methods of allowing entities to manifest themselves the way they are without prejudices, biases, and pre-conceived notions. Phenomenology therefore aims at a critique of democracy with a view to reconstructing the justification and domestication of the institution. 


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