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Tocqueville"s moral and political thought new liberalism by M. R. R. Ossewaarde

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English


  • Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859.,
  • Liberalism.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementM.R.R. Ossewaarde.
LC ClassificationsJC574 .S87 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3680143M
ISBN 100415339510
LC Control Number2003023458

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This book is a significant contribution to a better understanding of the distinctive character of Tocqueville's liberalism. The author argues that Tocqueville seeks to reconcile the Christian and the citizen in the context of modernity. Alexis de Tocqueville, (born J , Paris, France—died Ap , Cannes), political scientist, historian, and politician, best known for Democracy in America, 4 vol. (–40), a perceptive analysis of the political and social system of the United States in the early 19th century. Newly translated and edited, ‘Recollections’ contains Tocqueville’s raw thoughts as a participant in the upheavals that shook France between and “Democracy in America” by Alexis de Tocqueville is one of the most influential books ever written about America. While historians have viewed “Democracy” as a rich source about the age of Andrew Jackson, Tocqueville was more of a political thinker than a historian. His "new political science" offers insights into the problematic issues faced by democratic society.

  Human beings cannot attain the dignity required for self-government, both as individuals and in communities, unless they can subordinate their bodily desires to their moral and political duties. This book seeks to contribute to a better understanding of liberalism in general and of the distinctive character of Tocqueville's liberalism in particular. Tocqueville's writings can certainly not be qualified as systematic, and hence we have deemed it important to arrange them in a thematic order (rather than historical or biographical) so.   Tocqueville - Democracy in America - Author's Introduction As part of our ongoing series of discussions, PJ and I will be covering selections from Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America. The first of these comes courtesy of Princeton Readings in Political Thought. Alexis De Tocqueville’s Thought On Freedom Of Press The issues of the freedom of press and the freedom of speech have for long been discussed by sionals in politics, sociology, communications, and public relations tried to distinguish, whether freedom of press was a positive book of Alexis de Tocqueville is.

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