The Resource Conservatism : an anthology of social and political thought from David Hume to the present, edited by Jerry Z. Muller

Conservatism : an anthology of social and political thought from David Hume to the present, edited by Jerry Z. Muller

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Conservatism : an anthology of social and political thought from David Hume to the present
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Conservatism
Title remainder
an anthology of social and political thought from David Hume to the present
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jerry Z. Muller
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
At a time when the label "conservative" is indiscriminately applied to fundamentalists, populists, libertarians, fascists, and the advocates of one or another orthodoxy, this volume offers a nuanced and historically informed presentation of what is distinctive about conservative social and political thought. It is an anthology with an argument, locating the origins of modern conservatism within the Enlightenment and distinguishing between conservatism and orthodoxy. Bringing together important specimens of European and American conservative social and political analysis from the mid-eighteenth century through our own day, Conservatism demonstrates that while the particular institutions that conservatives have sought to conserve have varied, there are characteristic features of conservative argument that recur over time and across national borders. The book proceeds chronologically through the following sections: Enlightenment Conservatism (David Hume, Edmund Burke, and Justus Möser), The Critique of Revolution (Burke, Louis de Bonald, Joseph de Maistre, James Madison, and Rufus Choate), Authority (Matthew Arnold, James Fitzjames Stephen), Inequality (W. H. Mallock, Joseph A. Schumpeter), The Critique of Good Intentions (William Graham Sumner), War (T. E. Hulme), Democracy (Carl Schmitt, Schumpeter), The Limits of Rationalism (Winston Churchill, Michael Oakeshott, Friedrich Hayek, Edward Banfield), The Critique of Social and Cultural Emancipation (Irving Kristol, Peter Berger and Richard John Neuhaus, Hermann Lubbe), and Between Social Science and Cultural Criticism (Arnold Gehlen, Philip Rieff). The book contains an afterword on recurrent tensions and dilemmas of conservative thought.--Publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
320.52
Index
index present
LC call number
JC573
LC item number
.C65 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1954-
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Muller, Jerry Z.
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  • Conservatism
  • Conservatisme
  • Conservatisme
  • Politische Theorie
  • Konservativismus
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Conservatism : an anthology of social and political thought from David Hume to the present, edited by Jerry Z. Muller
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • "No promotion according to merit"
  • Justus Möser
  • Reflections on the revolution in France
  • Edmund Burke
  • On divorce
  • Louis de Bonald
  • Essay on the generative principle of political constitutions and of other human institutions
  • Joseph de Maistre
  • "Federalist no. 49"
  • James Madison
  • "Of justice" from An enquiry concerning the principles of morals
  • "The
  • position and functions of the American Bar, as an element of conservatism in the state"
  • Rufus Choate
  • Culture and anarchy
  • Matthew Arnold
  • Liberty, equality, fraternity
  • James Fitzjames Stephen
  • Aristocracy and evolution : a study of the rights, the origin, and social functions of the wealthier classes
  • W.H. Mallock
  • "Aptitude and social mobility"
  • "Of the origin of government"
  • Joseph A. Schumpeter
  • "Sociological fallacies"
  • "On the case of a certain man who is never thought of" ;
  • "An
  • examination of a noble sentiment"
  • William Graham Sumner --
  • "Of the original contract"
  • "Of passive obedience"
  • David Hume
  • "Preface" to A vindication of natural society
  • Edmund Burke
  • "On the diminished disgrace of whores and their children in our day"
  • "Rationalism in politics"
  • Michael Oakeshott
  • "The
  • errors of constructivism" ;
  • The
  • mirage of social justice
  • Friedrich Hayek
  • The
  • unheavenly city revisited
  • Edward Banfield
  • "Essays on war"
  • "Pornography, obscenity, and the case for censorship"
  • Irving Kristol
  • To empower people : the role of mediating structures in public policy
  • Peter L. Berger and Richard John Neuhaus
  • "The
  • social consequences of attempts to create equality"
  • Hermann Lübbe
  • "On culture, nature, and naturalness"
  • "Man and institutions"
  • Arnold Gehlen
  • T.E. Hulme
  • "Toward a theory of culture"
  • Philip Rieff
  • "When Parliament cannot be sovereign"
  • Carl Schmitt
  • "Political leadership and democracy"
  • Joseph A. Schumpeter
  • "Speech on rebuilding the House of Commons"
  • Winston Churchill
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 450 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028557232
Label
Conservatism : an anthology of social and political thought from David Hume to the present, edited by Jerry Z. Muller
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • "No promotion according to merit"
  • Justus Möser
  • Reflections on the revolution in France
  • Edmund Burke
  • On divorce
  • Louis de Bonald
  • Essay on the generative principle of political constitutions and of other human institutions
  • Joseph de Maistre
  • "Federalist no. 49"
  • James Madison
  • "Of justice" from An enquiry concerning the principles of morals
  • "The
  • position and functions of the American Bar, as an element of conservatism in the state"
  • Rufus Choate
  • Culture and anarchy
  • Matthew Arnold
  • Liberty, equality, fraternity
  • James Fitzjames Stephen
  • Aristocracy and evolution : a study of the rights, the origin, and social functions of the wealthier classes
  • W.H. Mallock
  • "Aptitude and social mobility"
  • "Of the origin of government"
  • Joseph A. Schumpeter
  • "Sociological fallacies"
  • "On the case of a certain man who is never thought of" ;
  • "An
  • examination of a noble sentiment"
  • William Graham Sumner --
  • "Of the original contract"
  • "Of passive obedience"
  • David Hume
  • "Preface" to A vindication of natural society
  • Edmund Burke
  • "On the diminished disgrace of whores and their children in our day"
  • "Rationalism in politics"
  • Michael Oakeshott
  • "The
  • errors of constructivism" ;
  • The
  • mirage of social justice
  • Friedrich Hayek
  • The
  • unheavenly city revisited
  • Edward Banfield
  • "Essays on war"
  • "Pornography, obscenity, and the case for censorship"
  • Irving Kristol
  • To empower people : the role of mediating structures in public policy
  • Peter L. Berger and Richard John Neuhaus
  • "The
  • social consequences of attempts to create equality"
  • Hermann Lübbe
  • "On culture, nature, and naturalness"
  • "Man and institutions"
  • Arnold Gehlen
  • T.E. Hulme
  • "Toward a theory of culture"
  • Philip Rieff
  • "When Parliament cannot be sovereign"
  • Carl Schmitt
  • "Political leadership and democracy"
  • Joseph A. Schumpeter
  • "Speech on rebuilding the House of Commons"
  • Winston Churchill
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 450 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1028557232

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