Republican Moments in Political Liberalism

Croatian Journal of Philosophy 1 (3):217-237 (2001)
Abstract
The author argues that the distinctive aspects of political liberalism have historical roots in the republican tradition that is often described as “neo-roman,” and recently given articulation in the work of Q. Skinner and P. Pettit. The primary task of this paper will be to layout these correlations, to provide, as it were, a mapping between the vocabulary of the neo-roman theory and that of political liberalism. By tracing the genealogy of political liberalism, the author argues that we ought to rethink the history, the vocabulary, and conceptual framework of contemporary political philosophy. In particular, seeing political liberalism as a form of republican theory as well as a form of liberal theory changes how we understand it: it brings out certain distinctive features of the structure of the view that are often overlooked, such as its stress on certain civic duties and its conception of freedom as a freedom of the city. If leading republican and liberal thinkers turn out to have much in common, then we will have to rethink also our intellectual geography: we will have to sketch in some land-bridges between the continents
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
 
Download options
PhilPapers Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 11,826
External links
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Citations of this work BETA
Similar books and articles
Charles Larmore (2003). Liberal and Republican Conceptions of Freedom. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 6 (1):96-119.
João Cardoso Rosas (2006). Justice and Restrain. The Proceedings of the Twenty-First World Congress of Philosophy 2:153-157.
Boudewijn de Bruin (2009). Liberal and Republican Freedom. Journal of Political Philosophy 17 (4):418-439.
Henry S. Richardson (2006). Republicanism and Democratic Injustice. Politics, Philosophy and Economics 5 (2):175-200.
Alex Sager (2012). Political Rights, Republican Freedom, and Temporary Workers. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy (2):1-23.
Analytics

Monthly downloads

Added to index

2011-12-01

Total downloads

11 ( #142,253 of 1,100,122 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

5 ( #66,996 of 1,100,122 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature


Discussion
Start a new thread
Order:
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.