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Liberalism Divided: A Study in British Political Thought 1914-1939

Michael Freeden

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198274322
eISBN:
9780191599330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198274327.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book explores liberalism in Britain from 1914 to 1939. It looks at the impact of the war and post-war period on liberalist thought. It contends that major British socialist thinkers such as ... More


The Worker as Citizen

Michael Freeden

in Liberalism Divided: A Study in British Political Thought 1914-1939

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198274322
eISBN:
9780191599330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198274327.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the impact of the post-war period on British liberal thought. Two characteristics of liberal social thought emerged from the war: the decreased amount of time and energy devoted ... More


The War on Liberalism

Michael Freeden

in Liberalism Divided: A Study in British Political Thought 1914-1939

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198274322
eISBN:
9780191599330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198274327.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines impact of World War I on British liberal thought. It is argued that the war caused liberal thinkers to stretch the limits of liberal theory to a point where mutual ... More


Stoic Philosophers on Persons, Property‐Ownership, and Community

A. A. Long

in From Epicurus to Epictetus: Studies in Hellenistic and Roman Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199279128
eISBN:
9780191706769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279128.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter suggests a further tie between Stoicism and later conceptions of the person as a moral, psychological, and legal entity. That tie has to do not only with consciousness or ... More


Introductory

Michael Freeden

in The New Liberalism: An Ideology of Social Reform

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229612
eISBN:
9780191678899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229612.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The body of this study is devoted to the adaptation of the liberal Weltanschauung to the intellectual and material environment of the Victorian fin-de-siécle. The challenge of social reform was met ... More


Unger’s Knowledge and Politics

Jerome Neu

in On Loving Our Enemies: Essays in Moral Psychology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199862986
eISBN:
9780199949762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862986.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents a review of the book Knowledge and Politics by Roberto Mangabeira Unger. Unger's book provides a schematism of liberal thought and attempts a “total” critique of it. Starting ... More


Three Variations on American Liberalism

Peter Kuryla

in American Thought and Culture in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748626014
eISBN:
9780748670673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748626014.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The focus of this chapter is on the contours of contemporary liberal thought. Tracing the historical roots of liberalism, the author, Peter Kuryla, considers the challenges to liberal thought ... More


Think Tanks in a Marketplace of Ideas

Jason Stahl

in Right Moves: The Conservative Think Tank in American Political Culture since 1945

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627861
eISBN:
9781469627885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627861.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the development of the conservative think tank in the 1970s. During this period of time, conservative think tanks grew greatly in stature as they secured new source of funding ... More


Reordering the World: Essays on Liberalism and Empire

Duncan Bell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691138787
eISBN:
9781400881024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138787.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This book is a penetrating account of the complexity and contradictions found in liberal visions of empire. Focusing mainly on nineteenth-century Britain—at the time the largest empire in history and ... More


Democracy and Empire: J. A. Hobson, L. T. Hobhouse, and the Crisis of Liberalism

Duncan Bell

in Reordering the World: Essays on Liberalism and Empire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691138787
eISBN:
9781400881024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138787.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter analyzes two renowned “new liberal” thinkers, J. A. Hobson and L. T. Hobhouse. It first highlights how they figured themselves within narratives charting the evolution of liberal thought ... More


“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State

Sabina Donati (ed.)

in A Political History of National Citizenship and Identity in Italy, 1861-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784511
eISBN:
9780804787338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784511.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“Becoming Visible”: Italian Women and Their Male Co-Citizens in the Liberal State


Democracy, accountability and disruption

Rita Kaur Dhamoon

in Democracy in Crisis: Violence, Alterity, Community

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719079238
eISBN:
9781781702123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079238.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers the unending work of democracy in producing ‘subjects’. It outlines how the crisis facing democracy has been misdiagnosed in various strands of recent liberal thought as one ... More


Civil society

Katherine Fierlbeck

in Globalizing Democracy: Power, Legitimacy and the Interpretation of Democratic Ideas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719049958
eISBN:
9781781701416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719049958.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter investigates the claim that a robust democracy depends upon the ability to ‘strengthen civil society’. It describes how and why civil society has come to be used so widely and with such ... More


Tax Evasion in Italy: A God-Given Right?

Josef Hien

in The Leap of Faith: The Fiscal Foundations of Successful Government in Europe and America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198796817
eISBN:
9780191838484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796817.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

The negative perception of Italians of their state has been formed by the deep conflict between Church and state that emerged during the Napoleonic occupation of Italy and reached its peak with ... More


Philosophy of Economy: The World as Household

Sergei Bulgakov

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300079906
eISBN:
9780300132854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300079906.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Russian Politics

The writings of Sergei Bulgakov (1871–1944), like those of other major social thinkers of Russia's Silver Age, were obliterated from public consciousness under Soviet rule. Discovered again after ... More


Conclusion

Boaz Ganor

in Global Alert: The Rationality of Modern Islamist Terrorism and the Challenge to the Liberal Democratic World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172127
eISBN:
9780231538916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172127.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's main arguments, all of which encourage a broader understanding of the rationale behind Islamist-jihadist terrorism. Of note are the two common ... More


Why a Theory of Moral Progress Is Needed

Allen Buchanan

in The Evolution of Moral Progress: A Biocultural Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190868413
eISBN:
9780190868444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868413.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The Introduction considers several hypotheses to explain the virtual disappearance of the idea of moral progress from liberal moral and political thought. None of these explanations shows that ... More


The Politics of Reform

Robert Cherry and Robert Lerman

in Moving Working Families Forward: Third Way Policies That Can Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717189
eISBN:
9780814769904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717189.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This concluding chapter states how the book encapsulates the legislative initiatives that can move working families forward. For a long time, the needs of struggling working families have been ... More


Conflict, Secularism, and Toleration

Uday S. Mehta

in Negotiating Democracy and Religious Pluralism: India, Pakistan, and Turkey

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197530016
eISBN:
9780197530054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197530016.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter is organized around a contrast between two views relating to religious diversity and toleration and the differing logics implicit in them. The first is that of M. K. Gandhi, in which ... More


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