Order, freedom, and the polity: critical essays on the open society

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University Press of America, 1986 - History - 184 pages
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A series of essays which critically examine the concept of the open society as _the crowning achievement of Western civilization._ Analyzes the open society theory from a variety of perspectives but some go well beyond the question of adequacy to answer the critics and foes of liberal democracy.

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Reevaluating the Open Society
19
What Price an Open Society?
51
Truth and the Open Society
71
Copyright

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Dr. Carey is Professor of Government at Georgetown University. He is the author and editor of several works including "In Defense of the Constitution," "Freedom and Virtue," and "A Student's Guide to American Political Thought," Dr. Carey is also editor of "The Political Science Reviewer," an annual review of leading works in political science and related disciplines. In 2003, he was awarded the ISI Regnery Award for Distinguished Institutional Service.

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