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By Luuk van Middelaar,Philippe Van Parijs

In his years as president of the ecu Council, Herman Van Rompuy met with a powerful sequence of major thinkers to debate the way forward for Europe. He set the bar excessive by means of asking them to inform him whatever he had now not heard earlier than. The philosophers, economists, political scientists and criminal specialists who took up his invitation met the problem brilliantly. In openhearted and stimulating discussions, they expressed either fears and hopes for the ecu venture at some degree whilst Europe, with the euro quandary, came across itself in a raging hurricane. on the request of the president, a few of these thinkers have now placed their principles and options on paper. Herman Van Rompuy has written the introductory essay. The crucial, topical subject of this assortment is the democratic legitimacy of Europe and its associations. the place one sees too little eu democracy, one other sees an excessive amount of Brussels presumption. The euro hindrance uncovered the strain among democracy and a forex union, and among the state states of the european. The nationalist refexes that accompany those tensions are seen this present day in a brand new and unsafe typhoon that's in some way addressed within the ebook: the migration concern. All this makes After the typhoon imperative analyzing for an individual considering Europe. members: Herman Van Rompuy Rémi Brague Maurizio Ferrera Dieter Grimm Jürgen Habermas Turkuler Isiksel Ivan Krastev Koen Lenaerts David Miller Dani Rodrik Pierre Rosanvallon Fritz Scharpf Paul Schefer Amartya Sen Larry Siedentop Frank Vandenbroucke

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