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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Bernard Williams; Geoffrey Hawthorn
|Description:||xx, 174 s...|
|Contents:||Preface by Patricia Williams vii Introduction by Geoffrey Hawthorn xi CHAPTER ONE: Realism and Moralism in Political Theory 1 CHAPTER TWO: In the Beginning Was the Deed 18 CHAPTER THREE: Pluralism, Community and Left Wittgensteinianism 29 CHAPTER FOUR: Modernity and the Substance of Ethical Life 40 CHAPTER FIVE: The Liberalism of Fear 52 CHAPTER SIX: Human Rights and Relativism 62 CHAPTER SEVEN: From Freedom to Liberty: The Construction of a Political Value 75 CHAPTER EIGHT: The Idea of Equality 97 CHAPTER NINE: Con .icts of Liberty and Equality 115 CHAPTER TEN: Toleration, a Political or Moral Question? 128 CHAPTER ELEVEN: Censorship 139 CHAPTER TWELVE: Humanitarianism and the Right to Intervene 145 CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Truth, Politics, and Self-Deception 154 Bernard Williams:Writings of Political Interest 165 Index 171|
|Responsibility:||Bernard Williams ; selected, edited, and with an introduction by Geoffrey Hawthorn.|
A splendid expression of Williams's distinctive outlook, which joined a conviction that moral argument is important in politics with an insistence that we keep our eyes firmly fixed on the real