Putting Liberalism in Its Place
Princeton University Press, 2009 M01 10 - 336 páginas
In this wide-ranging interdisciplinary work, Paul W. Kahn argues that political order is founded not on contract but on sacrifice. Because liberalism is blind to sacrifice, it is unable to explain how the modern state has brought us to both the rule of law and the edge of nuclear annihilation. We can understand this modern condition only by recognizing that any political community, even a liberal one, is bound together by faith, love, and identity.
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The Erotic Body 183 6. The Autonomy of the Political in the Modern Nation-State 228 Conclusion: The Future of the Nation-State 291 Index 315 ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I have been thinking about the arguments in this.
I have been thinking about the arguments in this book for a long time. I have pursued them in many different contexts and with many different scholars. Colleagues, students, and friends have all taken the time to engage my ideas and, ...
7 See, e.g., Yoder, 406 U.S. at 244 (Douglas, J., dissenting) (arguing that Amish children have cognizable interests that may depart from those of their parents). 8 See, e.g., Bangkok Declaration, adopted at the World Human 4 ...
Proving yet again that liberalism follows from a certain understanding of the autonomy of the moral subject is hardly a convincing argument to those. 11 For a skeptical view of statements of Christian ends, see A. Hochschild, ...
the moral subject is hardly a convincing argument to those who accept neither that view of the subject nor the primacy ... If arguments from first principles will always come too late because there is no agreement on these principles, ...
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