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Liberals and Communitarians, 2nd Edition

Liberals and Communitarians, 2nd Edition

Stephen Mulhall, Adam Swift

ISBN: 978-0-631-19819-2

May 1996, Wiley-Blackwell

388 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$54.95

Description

This is a substantially updated edition of the established guide to this key debate in modern political philosophy.
Preface to Second Edition.

Preface to First Edition.

Acknowledgements.

Abbreviations.

Introduction: Rawls's Original Position.

Part I: Communitarian Critiques:.

Introduction.

1. Sandel: The Limits of Liberalism.

2. MacIntyre: Morality After Virtue.

3. Taylor: The Sources of the Liberal Self.

4. Walzer: Justice and Abstraction.

Concluding Summary.

Part II: Rawls's Response.

5. Rawls's Political Liberalism.

6. Political Liberalism and the Communitarian Critique.

7. Political Liberalism: Political or Comprehensive?.

Part III: Liberalism, Politics and Neutrality.

8. Rorty: Liberalism Without Foundations.

9. Dworkin: Philosophical Foundations for State Neutrality.

10. Raz: The Politics of Perfection.

Conclusion.

Bibliography.

Index.

* Substantially updated edition of the established guide to this key debate in modern political philosophy.
* Content expanded to included coverage of Dworkin and Rawls new work Political Liberalism (1993).
* Authors are two of the brightest younger lecturers in political philosophy.
* Meets the needs of students on all basic courses in Political Theory and Philosophy.