Constitutional Ethos

Author: Alexander Tsesis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199359865
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This book develops a theory of constitutional law structured on the public duty to protect individual rights for the general welfare. The maxim of constitutional governance synthesizes the protection of individual and public rights.

The Responsive Community

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A MEAGER COMMON GOOD Compared to the ideals of equality, liberty, and
rationality, the notion of a common good is more gingerly embraced in the ethos
of liberalism. For communitarians this is a major concern. Of course many liberal
writers and statesmen have explicitly sought the "public good," "the public interest
," or, as in the preamble to the U. S. Constitution, "the general Welfare." And many
liberals, especially welfare liberals, have insisted that the liberal ideal of
rationality ...

Legal Philosophy

Author: Patricia Smith
Publisher: Franz Steiner Verlag Wiesbaden GmbH
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are those proposed by liberal tradition; for example: the freedom of the modern or
a substantive justice that restricts ... and civic republicanism bases ancient
liberties on the ethical values of a specific community with its ethos of the
common good, ... According to this Rawls affirms that this solution is also present
in his theory of justice as equality and is compatible ... as regards the idea of a
common liberal policy and the patriotism of the constitution presupposes a series
of civic virtues.

The New American Democracy

Author: Morris P. Fiorina
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
ISBN: 9780205298648
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... in pursuit of the common good. individualists.29 For this reason the American
constitutional tradition often is called a liberal tradition. ... Many of them refer to
the American "Creed" and the American "Ethos," terms that suggest a more
unified and ... The American political tradition is basically a liberal tradition . . . its
articles of faith, a sort of American Holy Writ, are perfectability, progress, liberty,
equality, ...

Piero Gobetti And The Politics Of Liberal Revolution

Author: James Martin
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9780230602748
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... democratic choice merely involved the selection of leaders and not the quest
for a substantial sense of the common good. ... sense of liberty-as-struggle and
the need to contain that struggle within parameters that sustain a common ethos.
... in his thought that would otherwise help round out his approach: namely, the
concept of democratic equality, or citizenship. As Mouffe argues, contemporary
liberal democracies combine both the demand for liberty supported by a
constitutional ...

New American Democracy

Author: Paul E. Peterson
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205290345
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... in pursuit of the common good. individualists.29 For this reason the American
constitutional tradition often is called a liberal tradition. ... Many of them refer to
the American "Creed" and the American "Ethos ," terms that suggest a more
unified and ... The American political tradition is basically a liberal tradition . . . its
articles of faith, a sort of American Holy Writ, are perfectability, progress, liberty,
equality, ...

Towards Good Governance

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The lofty and liberal cultural- civilisational ethos of this ancient country, rich in
humanisational harmony and integrational values, was correctly reflected and
neatly enshrined in the Preamble to India's Constitution in its Directive Principles
of State ... Liberty of thought, expression, belief, faith; and — Equality of status
and opportunity and to promote amongst them all: ... equitable distribution of
material resources to subserve the common good; — deconcentration of wealth
and means of ...

Kant Im Streit Der Fakult Ten

Author: Volker Gerhardt
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110193841
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Als Wissenschaften haben sie zwar gemeinsame Aufgaben der Erkenntnis, der Aufklärung und der Erziehung. Aber in ihrem Verhältnis zueinander stehen sie in der Pflicht, über die Wege und die Ziele des Wissens zu streiten.

Das Kapital Im 21 Jahrhundert

Author: Thomas Piketty
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 3406671322
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In Das Kapital im 21. Jahrhundert analysiert Thomas Piketty ein beeindruckendes Datenmaterial aus 20 Ländern, zurückgehend bis ins 18. Jahrhundert, um auf dieser Basis die entscheidenden ökonomischen und sozialen Abläufe freizulegen.

Theological Bioethics

Author: Lisa Sowle Cahill
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In the liberal ethos that originated with the seventeenth-century social contract
theorists, and that has shaped the American constitutional tradition, persons are
seen as free and autonomous ... A theory of the common good begins with the
premise that persons are by definition interrelated in a social whole whose fabric
of ... The pro-choice position represents positive recognition of the full humanity,
dignity, and equality of women and the need to take women seriously as moral
agents.