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Benjamin Constant"s philosophy of liberalism

Guy Howard Dodge

Benjamin Constant"s philosophy of liberalism

a study in politics and religion

by Guy Howard Dodge

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constant, Benjamin, 1767-1830 -- Political and social views.,
  • Liberalism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Guy Howard Dodge.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC229.C8 D62
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 194 p. ;
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4422329M
    ISBN 100807814334
    LC Control Number79026784

    Liberalism is more than one thing. On any close examination, it seems to fracture into a range of related but sometimes competing visions. In this entry we focus on debates within the liberal tradition. (1) We contrast three interpretations of liberalism’s core commitment to liberty. (2) We contrast ‘old’ and ‘new’ liberalism. Liberalism in the United States is a broad political philosophy centered on the unalienable rights of the individual. The fundamental liberal ideals of freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion for all belief systems, and the separation of church and state, right to due process and equality under the law are widely accepted.

      Contemporary Theories of Liberalism is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate students. As someone with only a limited background in liberal theory, I found it a very readable explanation of very difficult subject matter, if unavoidably dense/5. Buy Liberalism and Social Action (Great Books in Philosophy) by Dewey, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10).

    liberalism as a political philosophy. What is Liberalism? Liberalism as a political and moral philosophy is centred on two main principles - these are individualism and liberty. Firstly, liberalism places the individual at the heart of society and argues that the highest value social order is . He also provides new readings of works by the key architects of early French Liberalism, including Germaine de Staël, Benjamin Constant, and, in the epilogue, Alexis de Tocqueville.


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Benjamin Constant"s philosophy of liberalism by Guy Howard Dodge Download PDF EPUB FB2

Constant is identified as the first to recognize Bonapartism as a new form of despotism, arising from the theory of popular sovereignty, which is still the basis for modern Fascist and Communist regimes. His political thought is analyzed within the framework of his philosophy of history, law, ethics, and religion.

Originally published in   Benjamin Constant's Philosophy of Liberalism: A Study in Politics and Religion (Unc Press Enduring Editions) [Dodge] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Benjamin Constant's Philosophy of Liberalism: A Study in Politics and Religion (Unc Press Enduring Editions)Author: Dodge.

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Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Benjamin Constant's Philosophy of Liberalism: A Study in Politics and Religion (Unc Press Enduring Editions).Cited by: 3.

Read this book on Questia. Benjamin Constant's Philosophy of Liberalism: A Study in Politics and Religion by Guy Howard Dodge, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Benjamin Constant's Philosophy of Liberalism: A Study in Politics and Religion ().

Constant’s Principles of Politics is a microcosm of his whole political philosophy and an expression of his political experience. As far back as the period between andConstant had begun a project of both translating and commenting on Godwin’s Enquiry Concerning Political Justice.

Get this from a library. Benjamin Constant's philosophy of liberalism: a study in politics and religion. [Guy Howard Dodge]. The Liberty of Ancients Compared with that of Moderns. Gentlemen, I wish to submit for your attention a few distinctions, still rather new, between two kinds of liberty: these differences have thus far remained unnoticed, or at least insufficiently remarked.

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Inthe Institut Benjamin Constant got started in Lausanne, Switzerland, and the first English language assessment of Constant’s political contributions was published — Benjamin Constant’s Philosophy of Liberalism by Brown University political science professor Guy H.

Dodge. Cambridge University Press published the first English. apparent on reading this book and which would become even more so on reading much of the suggested further reading, is that far from being conservative, classical liberalism is a radical creed that has already brought about an enormous and profound change in the condi-tions and ways of File Size: 1MB.

Classical liberalism is a political philosophy and ideology belonging to liberalism in which primary emphasis is placed on securing the freedom of the individual by limiting the power of the.

Philosophy: Political Philosophy > Liberalism. Liberalism includes a broad spectrum of political philosophies that consider individual liberty to be the most important political goal, and emphasize individual rights and equality of gh most Liberals would claim that a government is necessary to protect rights, different forms of Liberalism may propose very different policies.

Liberalism is doomed to failure, John Kekes argues in this penetrating criticism of its basic assumptions. Liberals favor individual autonomy, a wide plurality of choices, and equal rights and resources, seeing them as essential for good lives. They oppose such evils as selfishness, intolerance, cruelty, and greed.

Yet the more autonomy, equality, and pluralism there is, Kekes contends, the. Benjamin Constant and the Making of Modern Liberalism. Stephen Holmes. Yale University Press, - Liberalism - pages.

Benjamin Constant and the Making of Modern Liberalism: Benjamin Constant de Rebecque: Publisher: Yale University Press, ISBN:Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote. The U.S. and Commonwealth version of Liberalism has, instead, tried to find a balance between the two, and in the process become extraordinarily complex.

This has allowed liberalism to take on some of the empathic sentiments of the religious and the care-taking instincts of the educated elites that it was initially meant to purge from society.

The first English translation of the major political works of Benjamin Constant (), one of the most important of the French political figures in the aftermath of the revolution ofand a leading member of the liberal opposition to Napoleon and later to the restored Bourbon monarchy/5.

4 De Ruggiero ([]) The History of European Liberalism, trans. R.G. Collingwood (Boston: Beacon, ); Hayek, “Liberalism” [] New Studies in Philosophy, Politics, Economics and the History of Ideas (London: Routledge, ), Alan Ryan complicates matters by distinguishing between modern, classical, socialCited by: Stephen Holmes, Benjamin Constant and the Making of Modern Liberalism (New Haven: Yale University Press, ), p.

The classic statement of this point of view on Constant is Isaiah Berlin, “Two Concepts of Liberty,” in Four Essays on Liberty (New York: Oxford University Press ), pp.

– 4Cited by: Benjamin Constant may have rejected some of Rousseau’s ideas, but at the same time he also accepted and adapted others. An example of the adaptations made by Constant come again from his document, The Principles of it Constant states: “The people, says Rousseau, are sovereign in one respect, and subjects in another; but in practice these two respects merge into one another.

“Re-evaluating Benjamin Constant’s Liberalism: Industrialism, Saint-Simonianism and the Restoration Years,” in History of European Id 1 (), pp.

Translated into German and published as “Benjamin Constants Liberalismus in neuem Lichte. Benjamin Constant. encyclopedia. Constant, Benjamin () by David Hart on Though famous for his novel, Adolphe, Constant is also known in the English-speaking world for his writings on liberal constitutionalism.

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