Why democracy
These issues are intellectually interesting as they make us reflect on the philosophical, social and political foundations of our post-enlightenment Europe.

These issues are intellectually interesting as they make us reflect on the philosophical, social and political foundations of our post-enlightenment Europe. They are also socio-economically relevant because – whatever the outcomes of this debate – they will contribute to shaping how, and in which world, we and the future generations will live. They are politically controversial in nature because we do not yet fully understand the logic underlying these transformations and their impact on our institutions.