Liberalism and Its Discontents (Paperback)Patrick Neal (author)
Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 31/07/1997
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In these essays the reigning models of liberal political theory of John Rawls and Joseph Raz are immanently criticized. Neal argues that neither 'political' nor 'perfectionist' liberalism adequately gives expression to the liberal spirit. Surprisingly, Neal finds resources for the expression of such a spirit in the much maligned tradition of Hobbesian, or 'vulgar', liberalism. He argues that a turn in this direction is necessary for the articulation of a liberalism more genuinely responsive to the diversity of modes of life in the twenty-first century.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 100 g
Dimensions: 216 x 138 mm
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