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The Two Faces of Liberalism How the Hoover-Roosevelt Debate Shapes the 21st Century (Conflicts & Trends in Business Ethics) by Gordon Lloyd

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Published by M&M Scrivener Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Liberalism & centre democratic ideologies,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • New Deal, 1933-1939,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • USA,
  • Political Ideologies - Democracy,
  • 20th century,
  • Liberalism,
  • Liberty,
  • Sources,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9354206M
ISBN 100976404125
ISBN 109780976404125

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And so we have this book, written in the throes of Gray's gradual move away from classical liberalism. Here, he defends Berlinian value pluralism and uses that to argue that political liberalism simply is not a neutral rule-set for how to live in civil society, but is as value-laden as any other way of life/5. Like its widely praised predecessor False Dawn, Two Faces of Liberalism, hailed by the Los Angeles Times as ''elegant and powerful,'' offers a thoughtful and provocative analysis of the liberal tradition in politics. John Gray, an eminent professor at the London School of Economics, ''picks large and interesting topics and says arresting things about them,'' according to the New York Review of. John Gray, Two F aces of Liberalism (C ambridge: Polity Pre ss ), pp., £, ISBN In Two Face s of Liberali sm, ideological chameleon John Gray offers a re conciliati o n. Two faces of liberalism. [John Gray] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: John Gray. Find more information about: ISBN:

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