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Critical moral liberalism

theory and practice

by Jeffrey H. Reiman

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liberalism.,
  • Social ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJeffrey Reiman.
    SeriesStudies in social, political, and legal philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM276 .R45 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 277 p. ;
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL972619M
    ISBN 100847683133, 0847683141
    LC Control Number96009480

    This book continues and revises the ideas of justice as fairness that John Rawls presented in _A Theory of Justice_ but changes its philosophical interpretation in a fundamental way. That previous work assumed what Rawls calls a "well-ordered society," one that is stable and relatively homogenous in its basic moral beliefs and in which there is DOI: / His highly influential book,  The Benedict Option, calls on Christians to resist liberalism’s aimlessness and “ moral chaos,” and instead form intentional communities of religious solidarity in a.

    Conservatives VS. Liberals. It is also not surprising the religious fundamentalist look to their books as sources of moral authority and morality itself. thing to a liberal is religion, because it request blind faith, belief without reason, which is a scary concept for a critical thinker. The idea that liberals . Writing my page on the pragmatic case for liberalism, I promised a page on the moral case as (a tad late) is it. Now, if you don't agree with me much, you probably won't like this page. Everyone finds their political opponents to be annoying and foolish. Nous ne trouvons guère de gens de bon sens que ceux qui sont de notre avis.

    Liberal Nationalism is an impressive attempt to tie together a wide range of issues often kept apart: personal autonomy, cultural membership, political obligations, particularity versus impartiality in moral duties, and global justice. Drawing on material from disparate fields—including political philosophy, ethics, law, and sociology—Tamir. The essays, then, represent Trilling's written work and critical thoughts of the s. In the essays, Trilling explores the theme of what he calls "liberalism" by looking closely at the relationship between literature, culture, mind, and the : Lionel Trilling.


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