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Liberalism at the Crossroads : An Introduction to Contemporary Liberal Political Theory and Its Critics :  An Introduction to Contemporary Liberal Political Theory and Its Critics - Christopher Wolfe

Liberalism at the Crossroads : An Introduction to Contemporary Liberal Political Theory and Its Critics

An Introduction to Contemporary Liberal Political Theory and Its Critics

Paperback Published: May 1994
ISBN: 9780847678761
Number Of Pages: 224

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Liberalism at the Crossroads provides a fair but lively introduction to key thinkers and schools of thought in the contemporary debate regarding liberal political theory.

...a collection of well-informed critical essays about leading contemporary theories of political liberalism. It is a valuable introduction to a philosophical debate of great current importance.--Lloyd L. Weinreb, Harvard Law School

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Preface to the Second Editionp. ix
Introduction to the First Editionp. xiii
The Liberalism of John Rawls: A Brief Expositionp. 1
The Egalitarian Liberalism of Ronald Dworkinp. 21
The Hegemonic Liberalism of Susan Moller Okinp. 41
Robert Nozick and the Foundations of Political Individualismp. 61
Richard Posner: Pragmatist, Classical Liberal, and Legal Anti-Positivistp. 77
Beyond the Procedural Republic: The Communitarian Liberalism of Michael Sandelp. 97
Alasdair MacIntyre: Recovering the Rationality of Traditionsp. 121
Inescapably a Liberalist: Richard Rorty as Social Theoristp. 141
The Unorthodox Liberalism of Joseph Razp. 161
William Galston's Defense of Liberalism: Forging Unity amid Diversityp. 177
The New Natural Law Theory of John Finnisp. 197
Indexp. 217
Contributorsp. 229
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ISBN: 9780847678761
ISBN-10: 0847678768
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: May 1994
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 1.25
Weight (kg): 0.32