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The New Liberalism
Reconciling Liberty and Community

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Avital Simhony, D. Weinstein, Michael Freeden, Rex Martin, John Morrow, James Meadowcroft, Gerald Gaus, Alan Ryan, Andrew Vincent
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  • Date Published: September 2001
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521790833

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  • The "New Liberalism" of the late nineteenth/early twentieth century is explored in this original collection of essays by leading scholars. This neglected strand of the liberal tradition demonstrates that rather than being irreparably individualist, liberalism can accommodate community as well as rights and liberty. These essays provide exciting insights into current debates in the liberal tradition and will be of great interest to students and scholars of political theory and the history of political thought.

    • First contemporary collection ever published on the new liberals
    • All essays are original
    • Contributors include nearly all the leading scholars of the new liberalism
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "Thought-provoking...The collection is carefully organized and readers are rewarded with a rich array...The collection succeeds admirably in its first goal of exploring the richness of the new liberal tradition." Philosophy in Review

    "There is much to recommend in this collection ... The chief strength of this volume is that it makes good on the editors' promise to show that a liberal tradition that leaps from John Locke to J.S. Mill to Rawls is a contemporary (and largely American) abbreviation of intellectual history that neglects key facets of liberal thought ... It can serve as a valuable asset." Victorian Studies

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    Product details

    • Date Published: September 2001
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521790833
    • length: 258 pages
    • dimensions: 236 x 160 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.55kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction. The new liberalism and the liberal-communitarian debate Avital Simhony and D. Weinstein
    1. Liberal community: an essay in retrieval Michael Freeden
    2. T. H. Green on individual rights and the common good Rex Martin
    3. T. H. Green's theory of complex common good Avital Simhony
    4. Private property, liberal subjects and the state John Morrow
    5. Neutrality, perfectionism and the new liberal conception of the state James Meadowcroft
    6. Bosanquet's communitarian defense of economic individualism: a lesson in the complexities of political theory Gerald Gaus
    7. The new liberalism and the rejection of utilitarianism D. Weinstein
    8. Staunchly modern, non-bourgeois liberalism Alan Ryan
    9. The new liberalism and citizenship Andrew Vincent
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  • Editors

    Avital Simhony, Arizona State University

    D. Weinstein, Wake Forest University, North Carolina


    Avital Simhony, D. Weinstein, Michael Freeden, Rex Martin, John Morrow, James Meadowcroft, Gerald Gaus, Alan Ryan, Andrew Vincent

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