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  • Jamming the stub of the Greek word for “knowledge” into the Greek word for “rule,” Estlund coined the word “epistocracy,” meaning “government by the knowledgeable.” The Case Against Democracy

    November 12, 2016

  • Recently, the topic has been re-introduced by David Estlund in his discussions of the legitimacy of “epistocracy”, a “rule of the knowers” or knowledge-based rule, referring to the Greek word episteme. source

    March 9, 2015