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  • Author:
    John Gray
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    0415135532
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    Routledge; 1 edition (September 22, 1996)
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    372 pages
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John Gray's new book gives post-liberal theory a more definite content.

John Gray's new book gives post-liberal theory a more definite content. It does so by considering particular thinkers in the history of political thought, by criticizing the conventional wisdom, liberal and socialist, of the Western academic class, and most directly by specifying what remains of value in liberalism. The upshot of this line of thought is that we need not regret the failure of foundationalist liberalism, since we have all we need in the historic inheritance of the institutions of civil society. It is to the practice of liberty that these institutions encompass, rather than.

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John Gray has become one of our liveliest and most influential political philosophers. This current volume is a sequel to his Liberalisms: Essays in Political Philosophy.

John Gray has become one of our liveliest and most influential political philosophers. The earlier book ended on a sceptical note, both in respect of what a post-liberal political philosophy might look like, and with respect to the claims of political philosophy itself. John Gray's new book gives post-liberal theory a more definite content.

John Gray, hailed as "one of Britain's leading public intellectuals" by the Wall Street Journal, argues that in its beginning, liberalism contained two contradictory philosophies . Post-Liberalism: Studies in Political Thought.

John Gray, hailed as "one of Britain's leading public intellectuals" by the Wall Street Journal, argues that in its beginning, liberalism contained two contradictory philosophies of tolerance. In one, it put forward the enlightenment project of a universal civilization. In the other, it framed terms for peaceful coexistence between warring communities and between different ways of life. File: PDF, . 4 MB. Black Mass: How Religion Led The World Into Crisis.

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Liberalism-both as a political current and an intellectual tradition-is mostly a modern phenomenon that started in the 17th . Political philosopher John Gray identified the common strands in liberal thought as being individualist, egalitarian, meliorist and universalist.

Liberalism-both as a political current and an intellectual tradition-is mostly a modern phenomenon that started in the 17th century, although some liberal philosophical ideas had precursors in classical antiquity and in Imperial China.

This analysis of John Gray’s political thought explores the tension between his early commitment to a ‘modus vivendi’ . Having argued that liberalism and valuepluralism point in divergent directions I consider some questions in Green theory.

This analysis of John Gray’s political thought explores the tension between his early commitment to a ‘modus vivendi’ model of civil association and his more recent commitment to communitarianism, on the one hand, and attempts to combat what he considers to be the nihilism latent in modern technological civilization, on the other. I go on to respond to the claim that my criticisms of humanism amount to a version of nihilism.

John Gray has become one of our liveliest and most influential political philosophers. This current volume is a sequel to his Liberalisms: Essays in Political Philosophy. The earlier book ended on a sceptical note, both in respect of what a post-liberal political philosophy might look like, and with respect to the claims of political philosophy itself.John Gray's new book gives post-liberal theory a more definite content. It does so by considering particular thinkers in the history of political thought, by criticizing the conventional wisdom, liberal and socialist, of the Western academic class, and most directly by specifying what remains of value in liberalism. The upshot of this line of thought is that we need not regret the failure of foundationalist liberalism, since we have all we need in the historic inheritance of the institutions of civil society. It is to the practice of liberty that these institutions encompass, rather than to empty liberal theory, that we should repair.