Order, freedom, and the polity: critical essays on the open society
University Press of America, 1986 - History - 184 pages
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.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Reevaluating the Open Society
What Price an Open Society?
Truth and the Open Society
5 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
Allan Bloom American anthropic principle argue Aristotle association basic become beliefs and practices beliefs and values Bergson citizens civil claim closed society collegial groups constitution context cosmic course critical rationalism cultural developed dividual doctrine duty equal Eric Voegelin Euthyphro example existence fact freedom Georgetown University Hannah Arendt happiness Henri Bergson Ibid idea individualistic openness institutions intellectual Karl Popper least Leo Strauss liberal liberal democracies libertarian liberty live Locke Locke's means metaphysics mind modern societies moral Moreover myths nature norms notion one's open socie open society theory opinion participatory democracy physical Plato pluralism political philosophy Political Science Popper's ideal possible principle problem question reality reason recognize regard regime religious respect role scientific sense simply Socrates specific standards suggest things thought tion toleration tradition truth universe Walter Berns words