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The tyranny of liberalism : understanding and overcoming administered freedom, inquisitorial tolerance, and equality by command

Author: James Kalb
Publisher: Wilmington, DE : ISI Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The unchallenged triumph of liberalism and its philosophical assumptions means the tyranny of liberalism. Kalb shows how liberalism is an expression of the interests and outlook of commercial and managerial elites and analyzes concrete issues such as the debate surrounding same-sex marriage while outlining the kind of traditionalist response to liberalism that is likely to be most effective.
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Kalb, James.
Tyranny of liberalism.
Wilmington, DE : ISI Books, 2008
(OCoLC)653435039
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Kalb
ISBN: 9781933859743 1933859741 9781933859828 1933859822
OCLC Number: 232128207
Description: xii, 317 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part I: Decline and fall. Liberal tyranny --
Principles --
Institutions --
Through the looking glass --
Are objections to liberalism overstated? --
Irrationality and self-destruction --
Part II: Up from tyranny. Blind alleys --
Putting it back together --
Faith and authority --
Bringing it all back home --
Looking forward.
Responsibility: James Kalb.

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"The title of this book may seem oxymoronic, which testifies to how completely the regime of freedom and equality that liberalism claims to be has triumphed over other sociopolitical ideas. . . . Read more...

 
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