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Uncivil society : the perils of pluralism and the making of modern liberalism / Richard Boyd.

Author/Creator:
Boyd, Richard, 1970-
Publication:
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 351 p. ; 24 cm.
Series:
Applications of political theory
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Subjects:
Liberalism -- History.
Civil society.
Cultural pluralism.
Contents:
Thomas Hobbes and the perils of pluralism
John Locke, toleration, and sectarianism
Reappraising the Scottish moralists and civil society
Edmund Burke's defense of civil society
John Stuart Mill and the ambivalence of liberal pluralism
Alexis de Tocqueville and the perils of pluralism revisited
Michael Oakeshott and the transformational (im)possibilities of the liberal state
F. A. Hayek and the limits of liberal constitutionalism
Conclusion: Liberal neutrality, purposive community, and the logic of contemporary pluralism.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-342) and index.
ISBN:
0739109081 (cloth : alk. paper)
073910909X (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
55147685