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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to that of constitutional law; that is, they are taken out of the ongoing political and moral debate and protected as a matter of fundamental law. This, for example, was the process marked by Roe v. Wade with respect to the right to ...
We experience this commitment simultaneously as a kind of open-ended love and as a faith in the capacity of each individual to enter a rational debate that will result in mutual agreement. No one, we believe, is beyond conversion to our ...
Part I of my inquiry exposes. 13 I have developed this conception of self-exploration in P. Kahn, The Cultural Study of Law: Reconstructing Legal Scholarship (2000). 14 See C. Taylor, “Cross-Purposes: The Liberal-Communitarian Debate,” ...
Part II investigates what the debate framed by these oppositions leaves out or fails to see. Most of all, liberalism fails to see the way in which citizens committed to American political culture occupy a meaningful world.
... whether we are speaking of who we are or what we should do. Second, the distinction is consistently transgressed in both. 14 See C. Taylor, “Cross-Purposes: The Liberal-Communitarian Debate,” in Liberalism and the Moral Life 159 (N.
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