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Liberalism and the Good
     

Liberalism and the Good

by R. Bruce Douglass
 

No challenge is more difficult for liberal theorists than justifying the value attached to toleration, since, in the face of mutually irreconcilable conceptions of the good, liberals instinctively caution against treating any of them as privileged, especially in the making of public policy.
This book is an important collection of new critical essays by English

Overview

No challenge is more difficult for liberal theorists than justifying the value attached to toleration, since, in the face of mutually irreconcilable conceptions of the good, liberals instinctively caution against treating any of them as privileged, especially in the making of public policy.
This book is an important collection of new critical essays by English and American scholars, including some of the brightest and most controversial academic political theorists, such as Gutmann, Barry and Nussbaum. The volume raises provocative and important questions in the current theoretical reassessment of political liberalism .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415902427
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
08/14/1990
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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