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Liberalisms : essays in political philosophy

Author: John Gray
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gives a coherent and comprehensive analytical guide to liberal thinking over the past century and considers its dominance in Anglo-American political philosophy over the past twenty years.
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Genre/Form: Book
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Gray
ISBN: 0415007445 9780415007443 0415071364 9780415071369
OCLC Number: 19130671
Description: ix, 273 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface and acknowledgements --
J.S. Mill and the future of liberalism --
The liberalism of Karl Popper --
Social contract, community, ideology --
On negative and positive liberty --
Freedom, slavery and contentment --
Hayek on liberty, rights and justice --
Spencer on the ethics of liberty and the limits of State interference --
Indirect utility and fundamental rights --
Liberalism and the choice of liberties --
Contractarian method, private property and the market economy --
Oakeshott on law, liberty and civil association --
Mill's and other liberalisms --
Postscript: after liberalism --
Index.
Responsibility: John Gray.

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Gives a coherent and comprehensive analytical guide to liberal thinking over the past century and considers its dominance in Anglo-American political philosophy over the past twenty years.

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