Liberalism at the Crossroads: An Introduction to Contemporary Liberal Political Theory and Its Critics / Edition 2

Liberalism at the Crossroads: An Introduction to Contemporary Liberal Political Theory and Its Critics / Edition 2

by Christopher Wolfe
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0742532704

ISBN-13: 9780742532700

Pub. Date: 08/28/2003

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Liberalism at the Crossroads provides a fair but lively introduction to key thinkers and schools of thought in the contemporary debate regarding liberal political theory.

Author Biography: Christopher Wolfe is Professor of Political Science at Marquette University. John P. Hittinger is Professor of Philosophy at the College of St. Francis.

Overview

Liberalism at the Crossroads provides a fair but lively introduction to key thinkers and schools of thought in the contemporary debate regarding liberal political theory.

Author Biography: Christopher Wolfe is Professor of Political Science at Marquette University. John P. Hittinger is Professor of Philosophy at the College of St. Francis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742532700
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.16(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Preface to the Second Editionix
Introduction to the First Editionxiii
1The Liberalism of John Rawls: A Brief Exposition1
2The Egalitarian Liberalism of Ronald Dworkin21
3The Hegemonic Liberalism of Susan Moller Okin41
4Robert Nozick and the Foundations of Political Individualism61
5Richard Posner: Pragmatist, Classical Liberal, and Legal Anti-Positivist77
6Beyond the Procedural Republic: The Communitarian Liberalism of Michael Sandel97
7Alasdair MacIntyre: Recovering the Rationality of Traditions121
8Inescapably a Liberalist: Richard Rorty as Social Theorist141
9The Unorthodox Liberalism of Joseph Raz161
10William Galston's Defense of Liberalism: Forging Unity amid Diversity177
11The New Natural Law Theory of John Finnis197
Index217
Contributors229

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