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Cultural Liberalism in Australia
A Study in Intellectual and Cultural History

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  • Date Published: January 1995
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521479691

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  • This book reclaims Cultural Liberalism as an important part of Australian intellectual heritage. Arguing that the tradition is central to the Australian experience of modernity, Gregory Melleuish traces the impact of cultural liberalism from its emergence around the time of Federation to its demise during the 1960s. Part collective biography, part intellectual and cultural history, the book describes the development of cultural liberalism, founded on rationalism and humanism, by university-educated intellectuals. Dr Melleuish argues that a religious and spiritual dimension was also central to the tradition. He draws attention to the intellectual similarities of thinkers not usually grouped together, and also considers those who inherited the tradition but repudiated it. This provocative book will make an important contribution to debates about culture, identity and citizenship in post-modern Australia.

    • First major attempt to write an intellectual history that is concerned with Australia and is focussed on ideas
    • Many of the figures discussed do not receive treatment in any other works
    • At a time of re-evaluation of liberalism in Australia, this book provides a framework in which these debates can be placed
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    • Date Published: January 1995
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521479691
    • length: 236 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 14 mm
    • weight: 0.35kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction: culture, tradition and modernity
    2. Traditions of modernity in Australia
    3. Ethos and myth: the dynamics of Cultural Liberalism
    4. Ethos and myth: the humanities strike back
    5. Liberalism and its critics: the realists
    6. Liberalism and its critics: the idealists
    Epilogue and conclusion: Cultural Liberalism spurned?

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    Gregory Melleuish

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