This book offers an original account of the history of liberal thought, one grounded in an institutional history of medieval pluralism and the early modern rationalizing state. This grounds an argument about liberal political theory as being constitutively torn between a rationalist suspicion of group life and local elite power, and a pluralist appreciation for associations and decentralized opposition to the central state.The problem of the busybody affects the availability of candidates for leadership positions; there is some tendency for ... But offices. 29 Vermeule, aSelection Effects.a 1 I do not think this contradicts my use in 82 Rationalism, Pluralism, and anbsp;...
|Title||:||Rationalism, Pluralism, and Freedom|
|Author||:||Jacob T. Levy|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2015-02-11|