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Political Liberalism
  • Author : John Rawls
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-06-04

Few aspects of American military history have been as vigorously debated as Harry Truman's decision to use atomic bombs against Japan. In this carefully crafted volume, Michael Kort describes the wartime circumstances and thinking that form the context for the decision to use these weapons, surveys the major debates related

  • Author : Michael Freeden
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015-06-03

Michael Freeden explores the concept of liberalism, one of the longest-standing and central political theories and ideologies. Combining a variety of approaches, he distinguishes between liberalism as a political movement, as a system of ideas, and as a series of ethical and philosophical principles.

An Intellectual History of Liberalism
  • Author : Pierre Manent
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 1996-08-11

This text highlights the social tensions that confront the liberal tradition, and what citizens of modern liberal democracies have become. It examines the development of liberal thinking in terms of a single theme; the decline of theological politics.

  • Author : Domenico Losurdo
  • Publisher : Verso Trade
  • Release Date : 2014

In this definitive historical investigation, Italian author and philosopher Domenico Losurdo argues that from the outset liberalism, as a philosophical position and ideology, has been bound up with the most illiberal of policies: slavery, colonialism, genocide, racism and snobbery. Narrating an intellectual history running from the eighteenth through to the

  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Ludwig von Mises Institute
  • Release Date : 2021-10-16

This is Mises's classic statement in defense of a free society, one of the last statements of the old liberal school and a text from which we can continue to learn. It has been the conscience of a global movement for liberty for 80 years. This edition, from the Mises Institute,

The Future of Liberalism
  • Author : Alan Wolfe
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2010

Wolfe mines the bedrock of the liberal tradition, explaining how Immanuel Kant, John Stuart Mill, John Dewey, and other celebrated minds helped shape liberalism's central philosophy. Wolfe also examines those who have challenged liberalism since its inception, from Jean-Jacques Rousseau to modern conservatives, religious fundamentalists, and evolutionary theorists such as

Liberalism Undressed
  • Author : Jethro K. Lieberman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-10-25

During the past 40 years, many of liberalism's most distinguished defenders have presented complex, controversial, abstruse, and even impenetrable theories to justify liberal institutions and practices, often relying on metaphysical constructs, imaginary beings, and fanciful events to describe abstract liberal principles that rarely reach real-world problems. This book proposes that John

Liberalism and Social Action
  • Author : John Dewey
  • Publisher : Great Books in Philosophy
  • Release Date : 2000

In Liberalism and Social Action, John Dewey (1859-1952), one of America's leading social philosophers, surveys the history of liberal thought from John Locke to John Stuart Mill, in his search to find the core of liberalism for today's world. While liberals of all stripes have held to some very basic

Dimensions and Challenges of Russian Liberalism
  • Author : Riccardo Mario Cucciolla
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-06-04

Liberalism in Russia is one of the most complex, multifaced and, indeed, controversial phenomena in the history of political thought. Values and practices traditionally associated with Western liberalism—such as individual freedom, property rights, or the rule of law—have often emerged ambiguously in the Russian historical experience through different

Bleak Liberalism
  • Author : Amanda Anderson
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2016-11-30

Bleak liberalism -- Liberalism in the age of high realism -- Revisiting the political novel -- The liberal aesthetic in the postwar era: the case of Trilling and Adorno -- Bleak liberalism and the realism/modernism debate: Ellison and Lessing

Hidden Liberalism
  • Author : Hussein Banai
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12-10

Exploring liberalism's invisible, yet influential status, in modern Iranian political and intellectual discourses, this study examines the paradox of why liberalism has formed the basis of many social and political struggles, yet remains hidden as a public standpoint in contemporary Iran.

Liberalism and Empire
  • Author : Uday Singh Mehta
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-29

We take liberalism to be a set of ideas committed to political rights and self-determination, yet it also served to justify an empire built on political domination. Uday Mehta argues that imperialism, far from contradicting liberal tenets, in fact stemmed from liberal assumptions about reason and historical progress. Confronted with

Liberalism at Large
  • Author : Alexander Zevin
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Release Date : 2021-03-23

The path-breaking history of modern liberalism told through the pages of one of its most zealous supporters In this landmark book, Alexander Zevin looks at the development of modern liberalism by examining the long history of the Economist newspaper, which, since 1843, has been the most tireless--and internationally influential--champion of the

Caring for Liberalism
  • Author : Asha Bhandary,Amy R. Baehr
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-12-30

Caring for Liberalism brings together chapters that explore how liberal political theory, in its many guises, might be modified or transformed to take the fact of dependency on board. In addressing the place of care in liberalism, this collection advances the idea that care ethics can help respond to legitimate

Hobhouse  Liberalism and Other Writings
  • Author : Leonard Trelawny Hobhouse,L. T. Hobhouse
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1994-01-27

A new edition of the classic work of one of the most important modern British liberal theorists.