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The new communitarians and the crisis of modern liberalism

Author: Bruce Frohnen
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This work analyses and challenges the rise of communitarian thought in America. It argues that the ""new communitarians"" are actually old liberals trying to salvage political legitimacy by  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Frohnen
ISBN: 0700607625 9780700607624
OCLC Number: 1000551858
Notes: Sequel to: Virtue and the promise of conservatism.
Description: viii, 271 pages ; 271 cm
Contents: Introduction : The rediscovery of virtue --
A liberal community? --
From social cohesion to radical reform : the politics of civil religion --
Rhetorical foundings and the great leader : Garry Wills and America's principles --
The politics of community life --
Liberalism as social movement : communitarianism in practice --
Covenant, contract, and the power of interpreters --
Religion and the ends of communal life.
Responsibility: Bruce Frohnen.


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