Community and Tradition: Conservative Perspectives on the American Experience

Community and Tradition Conservative Perspectives on the American Experience Communitarianism is currently the subject of much interest and scrutiny by both liberals and conservatives In Community and Tradition eight distinguished scholars articulate the clearest statement to

  • Title: Community and Tradition: Conservative Perspectives on the American Experience
  • Author: George W. Frohnen,Bruce Carey
  • ISBN: 9780847686605
  • Page: 217
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Communitarianism is currently the subject of much interest and scrutiny by both liberals and conservatives In Community and Tradition, eight distinguished scholars articulate the clearest statement to date of the conservative vision of community In contrast to the progressive model of community, which emphasizes secular civil theologies, government, participatory democraCommunitarianism is currently the subject of much interest and scrutiny by both liberals and conservatives In Community and Tradition, eight distinguished scholars articulate the clearest statement to date of the conservative vision of community In contrast to the progressive model of community, which emphasizes secular civil theologies, government, participatory democracy, and utilitarian moralities, the contributors to this volume identify and locate the roots of friendship and common purpose in tradition, intermediate associations, local autonomy, and religious belief Not only do the contributors renew and refine the conservative understanding of community, but they also express their belief that the liberal version of community needs to be challenged This volume is essential reading for all political theorists who study the balance between rights and responsibilities within the context of the community.

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    1. We’re in big trouble Vast in scope, concepts and depth this book is revealing of what should be obvious, but habits long since axiomatic are invisible to those of us practicing them. Coordinated by a world sage on this matter, Georgetown University’s, George W. Carey, the book is a series of essays by various authors. Occasionally an author sounds to be preaching the good old time religion, ignoring its contradictions, but overall this is a spectacular text – regularly breathless - about [...]

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