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The Anatomy of Antiliberalism

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$36.50 • £29.95 • €33.00

ISBN 9780674031852

Publication Date: 03/27/1996


352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Preface
  • Introduction: What is Antiliberalism?
  • I. The Antiliberals
    • 1. Maistre and the Antiliberal Tradition
    • 2. Schmitt: The Debility of Liberalism
    • 3. Strauss: Truths for Philosophers Alone
    • 4. MacIntyre: The Antiliberal Catechism
    • 5. Anti-Prometheanism: The Case of Christopher Lasch
    • 6. Unger: Antiliberalism Unbound
    • 7. The Community Trap
  • II. Misunderstanding the Liberal Past
    • 8. Antiliberals as Historians of Liberal Thought
    • 9. The “Atomization” of Society?
    • 10. Indifference toward the Common Good?
    • 11. The Eclipse of Authority?
    • 12. The Public Realm Sacrificed to the Private?
    • 13. Economic Man?
    • 14. The Selfishness of Rights?
    • 15. Moral Skepticism?
    • 16. The Crimes of Reason?
    • 17. Antonym Substitution
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index

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