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Liberty and equality in political economy : from locke versus rousseau to the present

Author: Nicholas Capaldi; Gordon Lloyd
Publisher: Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar Pub., 2016.
Series: New thinking in political economy series
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Liberty and Equality in Political Economy is an evolutionary account of the ongoing debate between two narratives: Locke and liberty versus Rousseau and equality. Within this book, Nicholas Capaldi  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Capaldi; Gordon Lloyd
ISBN: 9781784712525 1784712523
OCLC Number: 1026127634
Description: XII, 239 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Contents: 1. John Locke and the Three Pillars of Liberty 2. Jean Jacques Rousseau and the Three Pillars of Equality 3. Adam Smith and the System of Natural Liberty 4. The Arrival of the Liberty Narrative in America 5. The French Revolution and the Socialist Alternative 6. The Evolution of the Liberty Narrative in Nineteenth Century Continental Thought: Tocqueville, Kant and Hegel 7. Mill's Place in the Liberty Narrative 8. The Scientific Socialism of Marx and Engels 9. Charles Beard, The Progressives, and Roosevelt's New Deal 10. Keynes and Hayek: The Road to Serfdom 11. Locke and Keynes Arrive in the Twentieth Century US: Galbraith, Harrington, Friedman, and Rawls 12. Hayek and Oakeshott: Making a New Case for Liberty 13. Thomas Piketty: The Apotheosis of Rousseau and the French Revolution Index
Series Title: New thinking in political economy series
Responsibility: Nicholas Capaldi, Gordon Lloyd.


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'In an age of specialization, Nicholas Capaldi and Gordon Lloyd have recreated that ancient tool of learning: the conversation. Beginning with the debate between John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Read more...

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