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Rethinking liberalism

Richard Bellamy (Richard Paul)


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  • Title:
    Rethinking liberalism
  • Author: Richard Bellamy (Richard Paul)
  • Description: Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I: The Transformation of Liberalism; 1 Hegel and Liberalism; 2 J. S. Mill, T. H. Green and Isaiah Berlin on the Nature of Liberty and Liberalism; 3 An Italian 'New Liberal' Theorist - Guido De Ruggiero's History of European Liberalism and the Crisis of Idealist Liberalism; 4 Carl Schmitt and the Contradictions of Liberal Democracy; 5 Schumpeter and the Transformation of Capitalism, Liberalism and Democracy; Part II: Rights, Pluralism and the Need for Politics; 6 Liberal Justice: Political and Metaphysical; 7 Moralizing Markets
    8 Liberal Rights, Socialist Goals and the Duties of Citizenship9 Three Models of Rights and Citizenship; 10 Liberalism and the Challenge of Pluralism; Part III: Reinventing Liberal Politics; 11 The Anti-Poll Tax Non-Payment Campaign and Liberal Concepts of Political Obligation; 12 Building the Union: The Nature of Sovereignty in the Political Architecture of Europe; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
    This book explores liberalism's past and present transformations and proposes a prospective future as a neo-republican democratic liberalism. Bellamy engages with theorists of liberalism from J. S. Mill, through T. H. Green, Guido De Ruggiero, Carl Schmitt and Joseph Schumpeter, to F. A. Hayek, John Rawls and Michael Walzer. He contends that the pluralism and complexity of modern societies have undermined liberalism's communitarian and ethical assumptions. Studies of the Poll Tax fiasco in Britain, and of the constitutional dilemmas posed by the European Union confirm the contemporary inadequa
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Publisher: New York : Pinter
  • Format: 1 online resource (264 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4742-1315-4;ISBN 9786611784089;ISBN 1-281-78408-7;ISBN 0-8264-2517-8
  • Subjects: Liberalism; Liberalism -- History; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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