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A case for conservatism

Author: John Kekes
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1998.
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In his recent book Against Liberalism, philosopher John Kekes argued that liberalism as a political system is doomed to failure by its internal inconsistencies. In this companion volume, he makes a powerful case for conservatism as the best alternative. His is the first systematic description and defense of the basic assumptions underlying conservative thought.
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Kekes, John.
Case for conservatism.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University press, 1998
(OCoLC)607073425
Online version:
Kekes, John.
Case for conservatism.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University press, 1998
(OCoLC)609150157
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Kekes
ISBN: 0801435560 9780801435560 0801485525 9780801485527
OCLC Number: 39217763
Notes: Companion volume to the author's Against liberalism.
Description: x, 239 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Conservative Attitude --
2. What Is Conservatism? --
3. Approximating the Good --
4. Avoiding Evil --
5. Enforcement of Morality --
6. Moral Tradition and Moral Identity --
7. Moral Authority --
8. Ideal of Justice --
9. Basic Beliefs.
Responsibility: John Kekes.

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