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Liberal Pluralism The Implications of Value Pluralism for Political Theory and Practice

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ISBN-10: 0521813042

ISBN-13: 9780521813044

Edition: 2002

Authors: William A. Galston

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William Galston is a distinguished political philosopher whose work is informed by the experience of having served as President Clinton's Deputy Assistant for Domestic Policy. Galston's main argument in this book is that liberalism is compatible with the value pluralism first espoused by Isaiah Berlin.
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Book details

List price: $88.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/13/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 150
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Yoshihiro Francis Fukuyama was born October 27, 1952 in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. Fukuyama received his Bachelor of Arts degree in classics from Cornell University, where he studied political philosophy under Allan Bloom. He initially pursued graduate studies in comparative literature at Yale University, going to Paris for six months to study under Roland Barthes and Jacques Derrida, but became disillusioned and switched to political science at Harvard University. There, he studied with Samuel P. Huntington and Harvey Mansfield, among others. He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard for his thesis on Soviet threats to intervene in the Middle East. In 1979, he…    

Introduction
Introduction
From Value Pluralism to Liberal Pluralist Theory
Two concepts of Liberalism
Three sources of liberal pluralism
Liberal pluralist theory: Comprehensive, not political
From value pluralism to liberal pluralist politics
Value pluralism and political community
The Practice of Liberal Pluralism
Democracy and value pluralism
Parents, government, and children: Authority over education in the liberal pluralist state
The public framework of the liberal pluralist state
Liberal pluralism and civic goods