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Equality, Rights and the Autonomous Self

Toward a Conservative Economics

Equality, Rights and the Autonomous Self( )
Author: Roth, Timothy P.
ISBN:978-1-84376-450-2
Publication Date:Mar 2004
Publisher:Edward Elgar Publishing, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $127.00
Book Description:

Modern liberalism asserts the transcendental, autonomous self's 'natural rights' against others' moralistic and political preferences, and regards the economist's utilitarian social welfare theory as instrumental to the achievement of 'social justice'. Timothy Roth argues that the liberal enterprise ignores Kant's 'two points of view', confuses Kantian autonomy with moral and political license, mistakes utilitarian impersonality for impartiality, and takes no account of the...
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Book Details
Pages:176
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Political Ideologies / Conservatism & Liberalism
Political Science / Public Policy / Social Services & Welfare
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.126 x 6.084 Inches
Book Weight:0.948 Pounds



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