Liberal neutrality



Publisher: Routledge in London, New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 219 Downloads: 714
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Subjects:

  • Equality before the law,
  • Liberalism,
  • Apathy,
  • Autonomy,
  • Pluralism (Social sciences)

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Robert E. Goodin and Andrew Reeve.
ContributionsGoodin, Robert E., Reeve, Andrew., Political Studies Association of the United Kingdom. Liberal Political Theory Specialist Group.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC578 .L53 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination219 p. ;
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2188053M
ISBN 100415001455
LC Control Number89006232

In fact, the only thing threatening to end life as we know it back then was the proposal to repeal Net Neutrality, a regulation that we’re told made the Internet better somehow. To repeal it, we were told in and , would literally mean the “end of the Internet as we know it,” as CNN’s front page blared in February Author: Ashe Schow. NOTES (1) For Rawls’s most recent discussion of liberal neutrality, see Political Liberalism, New York: Columbia University Press, , pgs. (2) Citizens may arrange basic social institutions or adopt laws so as intentionally to discourage or disfavor comprehensive doctrines or ways of life fundamentally inconsistent with liberal political justice. Patten seeks to restate the case for liberal multiculturalism in a form that is responsive to the major concerns of critics. He describes a new, nonessentialist account of culture, and he rehabilitates and reconceptualizes the idea of liberal neutrality and uses this idea to develop a distinctive normative argument for minority by: A powerful objection to civil marriage claims that it violates the principle of liberal neutrality because the institution implies state endorsement of matrimony as an ideal type of personal relationship. The chapter argues that this neutrality objection is cogent only if certain empirical conditions fail to be met. These conditions concern both the nature and the effects of the social norms.

The Department of Philosophy congratulates Professor Gina Schouten on the publication of her new book, Liberalism, Neutrality, and the Gendered Division of Labor (Oxford University Press, ). Schouten's book engages questions of whether state interventions to subsidize gender egalitarian lifestyles can be defended within a pluralistic, liberal society in which often profound differences. Is such a recognition compatible with the basic liberal principle of state neutrality? Practical questions of this kind are in quest of sound theoretical foundations. Alan Patten’s approach to multiculturalism, developed in Equal Recognition (), is the most recent and prominent example of such an effort. The End of Neutrality. liberal or conservative, has the majority. It grew out of what the intellectual historian Edward Purcell, in the title of an influential book, called the. neutrality, these writers contend, it is a mistake to think that there is anything in liberal principles that commits the liberal state to neutrality.1 With a number of former neutralists softening their support for the idea, the rejection of neutrality is quickly becoming a consensus position, even amongst liberal politicalFile Size: 99KB.

Fast Facts for Conservatives on Net Neutrality Since its birth, the Internet has existed on phone lines which were covered under what are known as "common carrier" regulations, (or "Net Neutrality"), which prevented discrimination by network providers based on content or where a call originated. The Liberal Imagination: Essays on Literature and Society () is a collection of sixteen essays by American literary critic Lionel Trilling, published by Viking in The book was edited by Pascal Covici, who had worked with Trilling when he edited and introduced Viking's Portable Matthew Arnold in With the exception of the preface, which was written specifically for the Author: Lionel Trilling.   Perfectionism and Neutrality: Essays in Liberal Theology by Steven Wall (Editor) in DJVU, FB2, FB3 download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%(). Sustainability, liberal neutrality and overlapping consensus By Wouter Achterberg This chapter deals with the problem of legitimacy which, in liberal democracies, results from the pursuit of sustainability or sustainable development as an effort to find a structural solution to the environmental by:

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Book Description. Originally published in Liberal Neutrality approaches the recommendation of neutrality by confronting the abstract prescription (that we should be neutral) with the implications for particular people and not only identifies what neutrality involves logically, but also exposes the practical difficulties that may be encountered in pursuing it.

Book Review: Liberal Neutrality. Edited by Robert E. Goodin and Andrew Reeve. Larry Alexander Follow this and additional works at: Liberal neutrality book of theLaw Commons This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the University of Minnesota Law School.

It has been accepted for inclusion in ConstitutionalAuthor: Larry Alexander. Liberal neutrality has two underlying intuitions and therefore two distinct elements. On the one hand it refers to the intuition that there are matters the state has no business getting involved in.

This book defends this two-fold understanding of neutrality with reference to Rawls’ conception of citizens as free and equal persons.

Abstract. There is a damaging confusion within contemporary liberalism surrounding the proper understanding of the requirement of governmental neutrality or impartiality, roughly the demand that governments maintain an attitude of neutrality toward the many conceptions of the good life that are held by the members of society, which has come to dominate contemporary discussions of liberalism.

Liberalism and neutrality / Robert E. Goodin and Andrew Reeve --The ideal of the neutral state / Peter Jones --The neutrality of the market / A.T. O'Donnell --Legislation and moral neutrality / Jeremy Waldron --Neutrality and the civil service / Adrian Ellis --Neutrality in education / Peter Gardner --Neutrality and the media / Ken Newton --The.

Liberalism, Neutrality, and the Gendered Division of Labor Gina Schouten. An original and important work which combines theoretical and applied considerations in the examination of liberal neutrality and the gendered division of labour; Cross-disciplinary in its approach, it is an engaging philosophical work which examines practical political.

'This is a first-rate work of political theory that recovers and forcefully defends neutralism against contemporary criticisms. Steve Lecce provides a comprehensive overview of the relevant literature, and makes an interesting defence of liberal neutrality as an approach to fundamental political by: : Liberal Neutrality (): Robert Goodin: Books.

Skip to main content. Try Prime Books. Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account. Liberal neutrality has two underlying intuitions and therefore two distinct elements. On the one hand it refers to the intuition that there are matters the state has no business getting involved in. On the other hand it is motivated by the idea that the state ought to treat citizens as equals and show equal respect for their different cenceptions of the good life.

This book focuses on the financing of religions, examining some European church-state models, using a philosophical methodology. The work defends autonomy-based liberalism and elaborates how this liberalism can meet the requirements of liberal neutrality.

The chapters also explore religiousBrand: Springer International Publishing. "liberal neutrality" and 'justificatory neutrality" interchangeably. It is quite possible that (neutrality' is not the best word to describe the policy at issue.

Rawls himself has avoided the term until recently because of its multiple and often misleading meanings-e.g., neutrality. This book focuses on the financing of religions, examining some European church-state models, using a philosophical methodology.

The work defends autonomy-based liberalism and elaborates how this liberalism can meet the requirements of liberal : Springer International Publishing. Liberal Neutrality: A Reinterpretation and Defense. Alan Patten - - Journal of Political Philosophy 20 (3) State Neutrality and the Ethics of Human Enhancement : Richard Arneson.

Liberalism and Neutrality, Robert E. Goodin and Andrew Reeve The Ideal of the Neutral State, Peter Jones The Neutrality of the Market, A.T. ODonnell Legislation and Moral Neutrality, Jeremy Waldron Neutrality and the Civil Service, Adrian Ellis Neutrality in Education, Peter Gardner Neutrality and the Media, Ken.

Over the past twenty years, the debate between neutrality and perfectionism has been at the center of political philosophy. Now Perfectionism and Neutrality: Essays in Liberal Theory brings together classic papers and new ideas on both sides of the discussion. Editors George Klosko and Steven Wall provide a substantive introduction to the history and theories of perfectionism and neutrality.

“There is danger in speaking so generally about "liberalism," a danger that has often plagued feminist debates. "Liberalism" is not a single position but a family of positions; Kantian liberalism is profoundly different from classical Utilitarian liberalism, and both of these from the Utilitarianism currently dominant in neoclassical economics.”.

Liberal Neutrality Author Name: Susan Dimock Co-Author Name(s): Jan Narveson c d. Conference Title: Report Title: Title of Paper: Liberal Neutrality Chapter Title: Title of Journal: Journal of Value Inquiry Title of Book: Conference Name: City and Province/State/Country: Editor's Name (if different from Author's Name): Volume and Issue: 2,   Liberal Neutrality and the Value of Autonomy - Volume 12 Issue 1 - George Sher.

Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. For an interesting exchange on Titmuss's book, Cited by: In contrast Larmore and, of course, John Rawls, seek to develop a “political liberalism” that defends liberal neutrality without appeal to a “general ‘philosophy of man’ or a ‘comprehensive moral ideal.’” The justification of liberal principles “must be acceptable by reasonable people having different views of.

Liberal Neutrality Treating Citizens as Free and Equal This book defends this two-fold understanding of neutrality with reference to Rawls' conception of citizens as free and equal persons.

Treating citizens as equals requires the state to grant its citizens equal political rights and also to ensure that these rights have "fair value". This idea, called liberal neutrality, challenges one of the oldest insights of the Western philosophical tradition in politics.

This book defends a particular liberal conception of justice and. This is a first-rate work of political theory that recovers and forcefully defends neutralism against contemporary criticisms. Steve Lecce provides a comprehensive overview of the relevant literature, and makes an interesting defence of liberal neutrality as an approach to fundamental political : Steven Lecce.

Here I outline a version of liberal neutrality I find philosophically attractive. My approach begins by focusing on the moral considerations that lead us to care about neutrality, rather than analyzing the concept of neutrality as an ideal in itself. I then generate a principle of political justification that has those good-making features we want [ ].

liberal democratic virtue, it acknowledges the moral integrity of others, and. ciple of neutrality to which confident appeal can be made. There are cases. and cases. This book focuses on the financing of religions, examining some European church-state models, using a philosophical methodology. The work defends autonomy-based liberalism and elaborates how this liberalism can meet the requirements of liberal neutrality.

Alan Patten’s Equal Recognition is an elegantly written, morally sensitive, and philosophically ambitious treatise discussing and aiming to solve the problem of justifying cultural rights in a liberal society.

In this book Patten means to justify some cultural rights (such as recognition of minority holidays, some language rights, limited jurisdiction, perhaps the incorporation of some Author: Daniel Attas. Liberal institutions and liberal neutrality may be simply pragmatic tactical approaches to the public square, but we can’t abandon them unless and until we have a better one—and we don’t.

Leeman rightly praises liberal institutions—even as he critiques liberal philosophy—because they are and remain viable for protecting ourselves and. Despite such concerns, and despite the fact that neutrality liberalism has been contested even among liberal theorists now for decades, the Reocons take this hollowed-out formulation as the essence of the modern liberal project.

Consider Patrick Deneen, a Notre Dame professor whose book, Why Liberalism Failed, garnered much national. given that writers supporting neutrality say little that bears on the issue, I will assume that the doctrine of neutrality advocates neutrality as in B'.3 This move, however, imposes a special burden of argument upon the liberal supporters of the ideal of neutrality, a burden which they do not wish,4 or need, to carry.

The Demands of Liberal Education is a political philosophy book by Meira Levinson that establishes a liberal political theory of children's education that fits the mutual needs of the state and its diverse citizenry.

She writes that the intent of a liberal education—an education that follows from a liberal society's values—is to maximize the autonomy of individual children through Publisher: Oxford University Press. In contrast Larmore and, of course, John Rawls, seek to develop a “political liberalism” that defends liberal neutrality without appeal to a “general {\textquoteleft}philosophy of man{\textquoteright} or a {\textquoteleft}comprehensive moral ideal.{\textquoteright}” The justification of liberal principles “must be acceptable by Cited by: 6.

The late Harvard professor John Rawls proposed to conceptualize the modern liberal idea of a political system totally independent of traditional moral and religious beliefs. The dream of a morally neutral political theory is a delusion.

Published in: Philosophy and Public Affairs, Winter View as a PDF. Thesis. Husak argues that members of liberal states, which accept the need for neutrality between different conceptions of the good, and base this acceptance upon a desire to protect personal autonomy, must find the criminalization of drug use to be unacceptable given their liberal ideals.