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The ‘Grand Projects’ Of Liberalism

Michael Freeden

in Ideologies and Political Theory: A Conceptual Approach

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198294146
eISBN:
9780191599323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019829414X.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

From the vantage point of the end of the twentieth century, the author has selected four case‐studies of clusters of thought claiming to be liberal, in order to perform the twofold task of assembling ... More


Keynes as a Classical Liberal

Donald Markwell

in John Maynard Keynes and International Relations: Economic Paths to War and Peace

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780198292364
eISBN:
9780191715525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292364.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Keynes was, in a phrase he frequently used, brought up to accept certain ideas that were central to the classical liberalism of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He worked in the British ... More


Rights, Public Goods, and Externalities

N. Scott Arnold

in Imposing Values: Liberalism and Regulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374964
eISBN:
9780199871490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374964.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter gives a preliminary characterization of classical liberalism and modern liberalism and identifies the points of agreement between two sides about the proper role of government. The two ... More


Liberal Conceptions of Private Property

N. Scott Arnold

in Imposing Values: Liberalism and Regulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374964
eISBN:
9780199871490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374964.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter outlines the points of agreement and disagreement between modern and classical liberals on the extent to which ownership rights should be restricted by the state through regulation. ... More


 Classical Liberalism

J. Rixey Ruffin

in A Paradise of Reason: William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326512
eISBN:
9780199870417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326512.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The theological claims called Arminianism were, in 18th‐century New England at least, attached to a set of economic, social, and political ideas as well. In questions of wealth and class, race, and ... More


Imperialism and Anti-Imperialism in Eurocentric Liberal International Theory

John M. Hobson and Martin Hall

in Liberal World Orders

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265529
eISBN:
9780191760334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265529.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the validity of the postcolonial view that liberalism is inherently imperialist and culturally monist. In so doing it examines the claim that classical liberal international ... More


Private and Public Property

N. Scott Arnold

in Imposing Values: Liberalism and Regulation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374964
eISBN:
9780199871490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374964.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Classical liberals and modern liberals differ in opinion on the extent to which the state should own productive assets in an essentially private enterprise economy. It turns out that these ... More


Imposing Values: Liberalism and Regulation

N. Scott Arnold

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195374964
eISBN:
9780199871490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374964.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

A major question for liberal polities is the proper scope of government. Liberalism has always favored limited government, but there has been wide-ranging dispute among liberals about just how ... More


Classical Liberalism

John Tomasi

in Free Market Fairness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144467
eISBN:
9781400842391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144467.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter offers an intellectual history of liberalism, focusing on the classical view that was eventually displaced by modern, “high” liberalism. It first considers classical liberalism's notion ... More


Market Democracy

John Tomasi

in Free Market Fairness

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691144467
eISBN:
9781400842391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691144467.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines market democracy, a hybrid approach to liberal theory building that combines a concern for private individual economic liberty with a commitment to social justice. As such, ... More


Ashes and Diamonds: The Rise of the Chicago School

David Colander and Craig Freedman

in Where Economics Went Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179209
eISBN:
9780691184050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179209.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter examines the postwar Chicago School. Understanding the transformation that defined the Chicago School, and the way in which that transformation slots into broader changes within the ... More


Liberalism and the Emergence of American Political Science: A Transatlantic Tale

Robert Adcock

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199333622
eISBN:
9780199370146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333622.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This book situates the origins of American political science in relation to the transatlantic history of liberalism. It shows how the field adapted European liberal responses to democratization and ... More


Planting the Seeds of a Chicago Tradition

David Colander and Craig Freedman

in Where Economics Went Wrong

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179209
eISBN:
9780691184050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179209.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter traces the beginning of economics at the University of Chicago to study the development of a Chicago tradition. The Chicago tradition begins with James Laughlin, the first chair and ... More


FROM PERFECTIONISM TO LIBERALISM

David O. Brink

in Perfectionism and the Common Good: Themes in the Philosophy of T. H. Green

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199266401
eISBN:
9780191600906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266409.003.0024
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Green's perfectionist liberalism. It argues that Green's perfectionist liberalism is part of a classical liberal tradition which grounds liberal essentials in a conception of ... More


Liberalism: From Classical to Modern

Joseph Heath

in The Machinery of Government: Public Administration and the Liberal State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197509616
eISBN:
9780197509647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509616.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter analyses the rise of liberalism in terms of the desire to develop a set of normative principles to govern the state that exhibit neutrality with regard to controversial conceptions of ... More


Capitalism in the Classical and High Liberal Traditions

Samuel Freeman

in Liberalism and Distributive Justice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780190699260
eISBN:
9780190699291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190699260.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses the main distinguishing features of two liberal traditions—classical liberalism and what I call “the high liberal tradition”—and their respective positions regarding capitalism ... More


Introduction: Civil Rights and Classical Liberalism

Jonathan Bean

in Race and Liberty in America: The Essential Reader

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125459
eISBN:
9780813135205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125459.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the objectives of this book which are, first, to recapture the classical liberal tradition through the writings of men and women missing from other civil rights anthologies; ... More


We the People: Racial Realism in Politics and Government

John D. Skrentny

in After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159966
eISBN:
9781400848492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159966.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on government employment. It begins by examining those placed at the highest positions in the country, because political elites set the tone for America in general. The chapter ... More


 William Bentley and the Limits of Revolutionary Ideology

J. Rixey Ruffin

in A Paradise of Reason: William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326512
eISBN:
9780199870417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326512.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ultimately, in politics as well as in religion, Bentley's projects came to little. For while he had led the Republicans to success, that very success then led them to abandon him. The party would ... More


Disenchanted Classical Liberalism as a Political Vision: William Graham Sumner and A. Lawrence Lowell

Robert Adcock

in Liberalism and the Emergence of American Political Science: A Transatlantic Tale

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199333622
eISBN:
9780199370146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199333622.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter uses William Graham Sumner and A. Lawrence Lowell to elucidate disenchanted classical liberalism as a late-century liberal political vision. It first charts changes in Sumner’s political ... More


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