Liberalism, Community, and Culture
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Liberalism, Community, and Culture

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Liberalism is often described as a theory about the proper relationship between the individual and the state. But liberalism also contains a broader account of the relationship between the individual and society. Kymlicka here presents the liberal view about the nature and value of community culture in an unusually explicit and systematic way, and links it to more familiar...more
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Published March 14th 1991 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published 1989)
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Tom
Kymlicka is in the deontological, Rawlsian tradition of liberal theory. So immediately I have some problems with him. As such, although he appears sympathetic to some consequentialist strains of moral justification at the beginning of the work, it's mostly straight-up Kantian ethics and largely critical of utilitarian-based approaches. Most of the book, however, deals with arguments relating to minority/group rights rather than abstract ethical theory, and then a liberal defense of such rights i...more
Marylou R.
This was written years ago but it was useful in better understanding many arguments and points of view regarding liberalism as atomistic or more communal.
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