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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


 Oppression: The Fundamental Injustice of Social Institutions

Ann E. Cudd

in Analyzing Oppression

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2006
ISBN:
9780195187434
eISBN:
9780199786213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195187431.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines the use of the concept of oppression in political and philosophical discussions, and theories that attempt to explain it. From the genealogy of the concept, a general ... 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


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


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


Don't Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party

Lily Geismer

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157238
eISBN:
9781400852420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157238.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book traces the reorientation of modern liberalism and the Democratic Party away from their roots in labor union halls of northern cities to white-collar professionals in postindustrial ... More


On Liberty: The Summum Bonum of Modern Liberalism

Robert Devigne

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

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112429
eISBN:
9780300133905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112429.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter discusses what can be gleamed from John Stuart Mill's On Liberty in relation to the topic of modern liberalism. Modern liberal thought does not center on human perfection or the best ... More


Afterword: On the Future of Authority

Peter Ramsay

in The Insecurity State: Vulnerable Autonomy and the Right to Security in the Criminal Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199581061
eISBN:
9780191741005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581061.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This final chapter considers how criminal law theorists might contribute to solving the problem of the insecurity state. It goes on to argue that liberalism is exhausted as a source of political ... More


Constitutional Conservatism and American Conservatism

Johnathan O’Neill

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/9781479812370.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter draws a distinction between constitutional conservatism and American conservatism. From the foregoing, it is apparent that major variants of post-World War II American conservatism were ... More


The Nixon Court and the Conservative Turn 1969–1980

in The Most Activist Supreme Court in History: The Road to Modern Judicial Conservatism

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226428840
eISBN:
9780226428864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226428864.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes the doctrinal influence of these political developments throughout the 1970s. The rights-protecting constitutional doctrines of the Warren Court were buffeted by the ... More


Modern Times: Conjunctions and Consensus

Drew Maciag

in Edmund Burke in America: The Contested Career of the Father of Modern Conservatism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448959
eISBN:
9780801467875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448959.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter documents the Burkean revival in postwar America. For most of the nineteenth century Burke had remained an anachronism and spurred merely academic interest in his writings, but three ... More


Benjamin V. Cohen: Architect of the New Deal

William Lasser

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088793
eISBN:
9780300128888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088793.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

A key figure in the administrations of Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, Benjamin V. Cohen (1894–1983) was a major architect of public policy from the first days of FDR's presidency through ... More


Introduction

Carla J. Mulford

in Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199384198
eISBN:
9780199384211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384198.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Franklin’s intellectual roots lie in the early modern liberalism he derived from his readings as a youth in his family’s home and his brother James’s print shop in Boston. As this book shows, ... More


Nation of Morons, 1949–1950

Michael Bowen

in The Roots of Modern Conservatism: Dewey, Taft, and the Battle for the Soul of the Republican Party

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834855
eISBN:
9781469602752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869192_bowen.9
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter shows how historians often tell the story of the 1948 presidential election from the point of view of the Democrats. Truman's upset victory reaffirming the principles of modern ... More


Anti-Federalism & the Reagan Revolution

Elvin T. Lim

in The Lovers' Quarrel: The Two Foundings and American Political Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199812189
eISBN:
9780199382606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199812189.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter enters into the contemporary era where Anti-Federalism has waged a long and angry war, under the auspices of the “New Federalism” (not to be confused with Publius’ new federalism) and ... More


“I had such a Thirst for Knowledge”: Franklin’s Boston Youth

Carla J. Mulford

in Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199384198
eISBN:
9780199384211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384198.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter examines Franklin’s reading and writing during his youth and discusses several of the tracts Franklin worked on in his brother’s print shop. Franklin came to admire early modern ... More


‘But Iconoclastes drawn in little’: making and unmaking a Whig Marvell

Matthew C. Augustine

in Aesthetics of contingency: Writing, politics, and culture in England, 1639-89

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526100764
eISBN:
9781526138651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100764.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the cracks in Marvell and Milton’s presumed political alliance. Digging out the roots of this tradition, it argues that the notion of Marvell and Milton’s ‘exceptionless’ ... More


Benjamin Franklin and the Ends of Empire

Carla J. Mulford

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199384198
eISBN:
9780199384211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384198.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

A literary biography of Franklin’s writings on the British Empire and its relationship to the British North America, this book assesses Franklin’s intellectual life by examining his writings on ... More


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