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  1. On Liberty and Liberalism: The Case of John Stuart Mill.Gertrude Himmelfarb - 1974 - Distributed to the Trade by National Book Network.
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    Essays on Freedom and Power.Lord Acton & Gertrude Himmelfarb - 1950 - Journal of Philosophy 47 (4):102-109.
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  3. The Roads to Modernity: The British, French, and American Enlightenments.Gertrude Himmelfarb - 2004 - Random House.
    One of our most distinguished intellectual historians gives us a brilliant revisionist history. The Roads to Modernity reclaims the Enlightenment–an extraordinary time bursting with new ideas about the human condition in the realms of politics, society, and religion–from historians who have downgraded its importance and from scholars who have given preeminence to the Enlightenment in France over concurrent movements in England and America. Contrasting the Enlightenments in the three nations, Gertrude Himmelfarb demonstrates the primacy of the British and the wisdom (...)
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  4. The Moral Imagination: From Edmund Burke to Lionel Trilling.Gertrude Himmelfarb - 2006 - Ivan R. Dee.
    Edmund Burke : apologist for Judaism? -- George Eliot : the wisdom of Dorothea -- Jane Austen : the education of Emma -- Charles Dickens : "a low writer" -- Benjamin Disraeli : the Tory imagination -- John Stuart Mill : the other Mill -- Walter Bagehot : "a divided nature" -- John Buchan : an untimely appreciation -- The Knoxes : a God-haunted family -- Michael Oakeshott : the conservative disposition -- Winston Churchill : "quite simply, a great man" (...)
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  5. The Moral Imagination: From Adam Smith to Lionel Trilling.Gertrude Himmelfarb - 2012 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    The Moral Imagination describes how some of the most provocative thinkers of modern times, coming from different traditions, responding to different concerns, and writing in different genres, shared a moral passion that permeated their work. The second edition includes a revised introduction and three new essays on Adam Smith, Lord Acton, and Alfred Marshall.
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