Liberal Moments: Reading Liberal Texts

Liberal Moments: Reading Liberal Texts


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ISBN-13: 9781474251051
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 09/07/2017
Series: Textual Moments in the History of Political Thought Series
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.24(w) x 9.07(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

Ewa Atanassow is Junior Professor at Bard College Berlin. She is the co-editor of Tocqueville and the Frontiers of Democracy (2013).

Alan S. Kahan is Professor of British Civilization at the Université de Versailles/St. Quentin-en-Yvelines, and a member of the faculty at Sciences Po St. Germain-en-Laye, France. He is the author of Mind versus Money: The War Betwen Intellectuals and Capitalism (2010), Alexis de Tocqueville (2010) in Bloomsbury's Major Conservative and Libertarian Thinkers series, Liberalism in Nineteenth-Century Europe (2003) and Aristocratic Liberalism (1992).

Table of Contents

Series Editors' Preface

Introduction – Ewa Atanassow and Alan S. Kahan

Liberal Beginnings
1. Montesquieu – Catherine Larrère
2. In Praise of Liberty: Madame de Staël's Considerations Aurelian Craiutu
3. Benjamin Constant on the Liberty of the Ancients and the Moderns – Jeremy Jennings
4. Jeremy Bentham – Emmanuelle de Champs
5. James Madison – Michael P. Zuckert
6. Tocqueville's New Liberalism – Ewa Atanassow

Liberalism Confronts the World
7. Abraham Lincoln's Commentary on the “plain unmistakable language” of the Declaration of Independence - Diana Schaub
8. John Stuart Mill – Nicholas Capaldi
9. Alexander Herzen – Robert Harris
10. T. H. Green – John Morrow
11. Sarmiento: Liberalism Between Civilization and Barbarism – Iván Jaksic
12. Namik Kemal's Constitutional Liberalism: Sovereignty, Justice and the Critique of the Tanzimat – H. Ozan Ozavci
13. Khayr al-Din Basha – Nouh El Harmouzi
14. Jacob Burckhardt's Dystopic Liberalism – Alan S. Kahan

Liberalism Confront the Twentieth Century
15. Max Weber – Joshua Derman
16. Was Keynes a Liberal – Reinhard Blomert
17. John Dewey and Liberal Democracy – James T. Kloppenberg
18. Public Ownership and Totalitarianism: Hu Shih's reflections – Lei Yi
19. Hannah Arendt: Power, Action, and the Foundation of Freedom – Roger Berkowitz
20. Reading F. A. Hayek – Edwige Kacenelenbogen
21. Maruyama and Liberalism in Japan - Reiji Matsumoto
22. Liberty and Value Pluralism: Isaiah Berlin's Two Concepts of Freedom George Crowder
23. Czeslaw Milosz – Michel Maslowski
24. John Rawls – Chad Van Schoelandt


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