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Author LinkRyan, Alan,1940-
Title LinkThe making of modern liberalism / Alan Ryan.
Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2012.
Description ix, 670 p. ;  25 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Part 1: Conceptual and practical -- Liberalism -- Freedom -- Culture and anxiety -- The liberal community -- Liberal imperialism -- State and private, red and white -- The right to kill in cold blood: does the death penalty violate human rights? -- Part 2: Liberty and security -- Hobbes’s political philosophy -- Hobbes and individualism -- Hobbes, toleration, and the inner life -- The nature of human nature in Hobbes and Rousseau -- Locke on freedom: some second thoughts -- Part 3: Liberty and progress, Mill to Popper -- Mill’s essay On Liberty -- Sense and sensibility in Mill’s political thought -- Mill in a liberal landscape -- Utilitarianism and bureaucracy: the views of J.S. Mill -- Mill and Rousseau: utility and rights -- Bureaucracy, democracy, liberty: some unanswered questions in Mill’s politics -- Bertrand Russell’s politics: 1688 or 1968? -- Isaiah Berlin: political theory and liberal culture -- Popper and liberalism -- Part 4: Liberalism in America -- Alexis de Tocqueville -- Stanchly modern, nonbourgeois liberalism -- Pragmatism, social identity, patriotism, and self-criticism -- Deweyan pragmatism and American education -- John Rawls -- Part 5: Work, ownership, freedom, and self-realization -- Locke and the dictatorship of the bourgeoisie -- hegel on work, ownership, and citizenship -- utility and ownership -- Maximizing, moralizing, and dramatizing -- The romatic theory of ownership -- Justice, exploitation, and the end of morality -- Liberty and socialism.
Subject LinkLiberalism -- History.

System Number 000661914
ISBN Link9780691148403 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Link0691148406 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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