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Hayek and Modern Liberalism

Chandran Kukathas

in Hayek and Modern Liberalism

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273264
eISBN:
9780191684029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273264.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines why Hayek's defence of a liberal political philosophy did not succeed. Hayek failed to provide a coherent and plausible defence of the liberal social order because his thought ... More


Ethics and the Liberal Order

Chandran Kukathas

in Hayek and Modern Liberalism

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273264
eISBN:
9780191684029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273264.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the kind of moral theory that could underpin Hayek's defence of liberalism. It considers various interpretations of his thought with two primary concerns: first, to discover ... More


The World of Climate Governance Experimentation

Matthew J. Hoffmann

in Climate Governance at the Crossroads: Experimenting with a Global Response after Kyoto

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195390087
eISBN:
9780199894352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390087.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines who is participating in climate experimentation, where it is occurring, and what experiments are actually doing with the goal of sketching the contours of the collection of ... More


Reinhold Niebuhr and the Liberal Philosophy of History

Robert Song

in Christianity and Liberal Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269335
eISBN:
9780191683619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269335.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Society

This chapter examines American Protestant theologian Reinhold Niebuhr's criticism on liberalism, specifically liberal philosophy of history. Criticism on liberalism was among the most prominent ... More


The Role of Conservatism in Securing and Maintaining Just Moral Constitutions: Toward a Theory of Complex Normative Systems

Gerald Gaus

in American Conservatism: NOMOS LVI

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479812370
eISBN:
9781479852697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479812370.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that conservatism is better positioned than liberal philosophy. A just liberal society is characterized by moral homogeneity about justice. If liberalism, or a liberal order, is ... More


Tensions in Liberalism: Universal Values for All or a Pluralist World?

Georg Sørensen

in A Liberal World Order in Crisis: Choosing between Imposition and Restraint

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450228
eISBN:
9780801463297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450228.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the many different ways of interpreting the concept of liberty, with particular emphasis on liberal tensions in the international sphere and the diverging opinions among liberal ... More


Reforming Liberalism: J.S. Mill's Use of Ancient, Religious, Liberal, and Romantic Moralities

Robert Devigne

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112429
eISBN:
9780300133905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112429.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book challenges prevailing interpretations of the political and moral thought of John Stuart Mill and the theoretical underpinnings of modern liberal philosophy. The book explains how Mill drew ... More


Political Theologies, or Finding an Alternative to Schmitt

Jeffrey W. Robbins

in Radical Democracy and Political Theology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156363
eISBN:
9780231527132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156363.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter analyzes two recent works that represent options regarding a new paradigm of political theology—which involves contrasting definitions and genealogies of political theology, each with ... More


Race and Ethnicity in the Guatemalan Army, 1914

Richard N. Adams

in Military Struggle and Identity Formation in Latin America: Race, Nation, and Community During the Liberal Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034874
eISBN:
9780813038438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034874.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses race and ethnicity in the Guatemalan Army in 1914. The Liberal reforms introduced in the 1870s opened a new era in Guatemalan history. While ramifications were felt in all ... More


Dignity or Equality?: Responses to Workplace Harassment in European, German, and U.S. Law

Susanne Baer

in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter discusses the legal reactions to sexual harassment in Europe, particularly in the European Union and in Germany. These reactions have been based on dignity as the fundamental right of ... More


Religion, State, and Democracy

Michael D. Driessen

in Religion and Democratization: Framing Religious and Political Identities in Muslim and Catholic Societies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199329700
eISBN:
9780199375288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329700.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Democratization

This chapter explores the theoretical relationship between religion and democracy and introduces a framework for analyzing religion-state arrangements in democracies. The first section defines how ... More


America Right and Wrong: Growing U.S. Economic Imperialism

Lawrence E. Mitchell

in Corporate Irresponsibility: America`s Newest Export

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090239
eISBN:
9780300137767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090239.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter discusses the ideology of the American free market system, which is based on the tenets of the Enlightenment liberal philosophy taken to extremes, and discusses German policies of social ... More


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