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Liberal modernity and its adversaries

Milan Zafirovski

Liberal modernity and its adversaries

freedom, liberalism, and anti-liberalism in the twenty-first century

by Milan Zafirovski

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Published by Haymarket Books in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Liberalism,
  • Social history -- 21st century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMilan Zafirovski.
    SeriesStudies in critical social sciences book series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC574 .Z324 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23677643M
    ISBN 109781608460373
    LC Control Number2009033668
    OCLC/WorldCa318876996


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It rediscovers liberal modernity as a free, equal and just social system and time, thus most compatible with and enhancing of human civilization ushering in the 21st century.

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The anti-liberal rumors of the ‘death’ of liberalism are ‘greatly exaggerated’. It exposes anti-liberal adversaries, especially conservatism, as ideologies and systems most inappropriate with and destructive of civilization.

The book rediscovers liberal modernity as the master process and destination of Western civilization, and its anti-liberal adversaries, notably conservatism, as the ghosts of a dead past. The book rediscovers liberal modernity as the master process and destination of Western civilization, and its anti-liberal adversaries, notably conservatism, as the ghosts of a dead past.

The anti-liberal rumors of the ‘death’ of liberalism are ‘greatly exaggerated’.Cited by: 5. The book rediscovers liberal modernity as the master process and destination of Western civilization, and its adversaries as the ghosts of a dead : Milan Zafirovski.

The book rediscovers liberal modernity as the master process and destination of Western civilization, and its anti-liberal adversaries, notably conservatism, as the ghosts of a dead past.

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It analyzes how Calvinism has determined most contemporary social institutions, including political, civic, cultural, and economic, in its respective societies, particularly, through its derivative Puritanism, America. For that purpose, the book applies the idea of the destiny of.

Book Review: Liberal Modernity and its Adversaries: Freedom, Liberalism, and Anti-Liberalism in the 21st Century. Studies in Critical Social Sciences, Volume By Milan Zafirovski. Boston: Brill, Pp. $ (cloth). ISBN Author: Daniel Dombrowski. The book rediscovers liberal modernity as the master process and destination of Western civilization, and its anti-liberal adversaries, notably conservatism, as the ghosts of a dead past.

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Chapter Four. Types of liberalism In: Liberal Modernity and Its Adversaries. Author: Liberal Modernity and Its Adversaries Freedom, Liberalism and Anti-Liberalism in the 21st CenturyAuthor: Zafirovski.

Reviews: Milan Zafirovski, Liberal Modernity and its Adversaries: Freedom, Liberalism and Anti-Liberalism in the 21st Century (Brill, ) Chamsy el-Ojeili Thesis Eleven 1, Author: Chamsy el-Ojeili. Modernity’s best defence is liberal modernity itself and most of NATO, while not identical or coterminous with liberal modernity, is its oldest and principal adherent and supporter.

Thus the fate of liberal modernity depends to some large degree on that of the West. the defining difference between modernity and its adversaries and.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Liberal Modernity and Its Adversaries: Freedom, Liberalism and Anti-Liberalism at the best online. The book rediscovers and defends liberal democracy from its conservative adversaries.

The history of modern Europe is often presented with the hindsight of present-day European integration, which was a genuinely liberal project based on political and economic freedom. Many other visions for Europe developed in the 20th century, however, were based on an idea of community rooted in pre-modern religious ideas, cultural or ethnic homogeneity, or even in coercion and violence.

They. He has published books and articles in sociology and economics, including The Destiny of Modern Societies () and Liberal Modernity and its Adversaries (). Daniel G. Rodeheaver: Ph.D.

(), University of Georgia, is Associate Professor and Department Chair of Sociology at the University of North Texas. Nag, S. Modernity and its adversaries: Michael Madusudhan, formation of the Hindu “self” and the politics of othering in 19th century India Economic and Political Weekly Naik, J.

Forerunners of Dadabhai Naoroji’s drain theory Economic and Political Weekly 36 Cited by:   We have arrived at a moment when literature needs to reassess its relation with liberal modernity. Literature was embedded, economically and technologically, in the rise of print and a large Location: Kasturi Building, Anna Salai,Mount Road, Chennai,Tamil Nadu.

Lindbom’s book The Tares and the Good Grain, published in translation in by the Mercer University Press, is the only one of the several I have named that remains in print.

Modernity, or the Flight, has means to silence its adversaries. Books shelved as liberal-politics: Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy by Christopher L. Hayes, The Conscience of a Liberal by Paul Krugman. Liberal Modernity and Its Adversaries by Milan Zafirovski The book rediscovers and defends liberal democracy from its conservative adversaries.

The term "liberalism" comes from the Latin word liber meaning "free." Mises defines liberalism as "the liberal doctrine of the harmony of the rightly understood interests of all members of a free society founded on the principle of private ownership of the means of production." This book presents the theoretical and practical arguments for liberalism in the classical tradi/5.

In Identifying a Free Society Milan Zafirovski offers a holistic sociological approach to modern free society as a total social system.

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Smith’s heart is with an urbane liberal like [Isaiah] Berlin, for whom 'modernity is not a problem to be overcome but a challenge to be met.'"—James Miller, New York Times Book Review " Modernity and Its Discontents represents the fruit of decades of deep reflection on the achievements and vulnerabilities of modern thought, and of the Cited by: 4.

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Five Books to Change Liberals' Minds. but he offers a sympathetic explanation of why progressives often fail to understand their political adversaries. He also shows that the. The liberal world no longer knew adversaries (apart from some terrorists), only partners who were on course to become like-minded friends.

This new world allowed its inhabitants to indulge in self-deception when listening to sermons on Western values on Sundays, while tolerating free riders and rule breakers during the work week.

ence: liberal government has repeatedly proved stronger and more durable than its adversaries expected. And therein lies a critical lesson about liberalism, at least liberalism rightly understood. The core principles of liberalism provide not only a theory of freedom, equality, and the public good, but also a discipline of power—the means.

This book analyzes the nature and causes of contemporary global terrorism. It examines counter-state and state terrorism, with an emphasis on the latter in light of its scale, persistence, and intensity as well as its absence from the existing literature.

Law in Modern Society: Toward a Criticism of Social Theory is a book by philosopher and politician Roberto Mangabeira the book, Unger uses the rise and decline of the rule of law as a vehicle to explore certain problems in social ing to Unger, problems that were central concerns of classical social theorists like Marx, Durkheim, and Weber—the problems of Author: Roberto Mangabeira Unger.

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This book is a collection of essays that to a large extent share the theme in the title: Science and Its Cultural Adversaries. Of course, the title begins with the words "Facing Up" which to Weinberg has three meanings: looking upwards as an astronomer, facing up to the conclusions one derives, and looking upwards rather than downwards as if in Cited by: What is more, liberal modernity is only one of several versions of modernity.

The cataclysmic revolutions and world wars of the 20th century were, among other things, clashes of rival modernities. Marxist-Leninist communism was a future-oriented, radically modernist doctrine that claimed to be based on a science of history.

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Since, if the book had been written a scant seven years ago—with Obama triumphant, Labour in power in Britain, and the euro having survived its shocks—the entire vector of the centuries would. The Crisis of Liberal Modernity, Multiculturalism, and the Feminization of the West and that when the time comes it will be easy take the reigns of power from our adversaries, who have become so hollow and silky, filled with fluff – these cream-puff, worm-ridden excuses of humanity, such as the leaders of either the Democratic or.

Gandhi's brief against modernity rests upon its supposed privileging of body over mind, personality, and spirit: the body "[encloses] the agent within himself, [breeds] individualism, and [is] the seat of desires" that press for immediate gratification (64).

Because liberal modernity is mainly defined by values, policies and attitudes, their preservation, and so that of its identity, must be a paramount goal. The next thing to be said is that neither assimilationism nor multiculturalism cope well with pluriculturality, nor do they preserve core values of liberal modernity.The famous Syllabus of Errors was triggered by two liberal Catholic congresses held the year before, and its sweeping final condemnation of the idea that "the Roman pontiff can and ought to reconcile and harmonize himself with progress, with liberalism, and with modern civilization" was aimed squarely at liberal Catholics.

"Pernicious.The term free society is used frequently by American libertarian theorists to denote a society in which their ideal political, legal and economic aims are in effect. [1] [2] [3] In a theoretical free society, all individuals act voluntarily, having the freedom to obtain the power and resources to .