Liberalism New Essays on Liberal Themes

No theory is more passionately and widely defined, or decried, than is liberalism in contemporary Anglo-American philosophy. But what is this theory, on which so much ink is spilled? This collection of original essays by leading specialists in political philosophy, legal theory, and economics offers...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Narveson, Jan (Editor), Dimock, Susan (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2000, 2000
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • The Real Controversy
  • Liberal Neutrality
  • Liberalism, Skepticism, and Neutrality: Making Do Without Doubt
  • Liberalism and Atomistic Individualism
  • Liberalism, Communitarianism, and Asocialism
  • Some Political Implications
  • Diminishing Marginal Utility and Egalitarian Redistribution
  • Public Goods Theory and Public Policy
  • Libertarian Rectification: Restitution, Retribution, and the Risk-Multiplier
  • Restitutionism Defended
  • Challenges to the Foundations
  • Pure Contractarianism: Promise, Problems, and Prospects
  • A Moral Obligation to Obey the State
  • The Poverty of Market Contractarianism
  • A Proof that Libertarianism Is Either False or Banal
  • The Nature of Coercion