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Title:
A dictionary of conservative and libertarian thought
Author:
Ashford, Nigel, 1952-
ISBN:
9780203814604
Publication Information:
Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2011.
Physical Description:
1 online resource (xv, 288 p.
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Routledge revivals

Routledge revivals.
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First published by 1991 by Routledge.
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First published in 1991, this is a reissue of the path-breaking Dictionary of Conservative and Libertarian Thought, the first book to examine the ideals and arguments produced by the intellectual traditions of both conservatism and classical liberalism.

Covering the ideas of many such distinguished thinkers as Hayek, Scruton, Friedman and Buchanan, the volume provides a valuable survey of the historical development of both schools of thought in all of the major western countries and their contributions to contemporary debates.

From American Conservatism to French Liberalism, Invisible Hand to Organic Society, from Scientism to Scepticism and Utopianism to Voluntarism, this is a vital work whose reissue will be welcomed as much by the keen layperson as by students of political science, the history of philosophy, economics and public policy.


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