National Library of Australia

We’re delighted to be able to increase our reading room services and opening hours. Read more...

You must be logged in to Tag Records
Philosophy in a time of lost spirit : essays on contemporary theory / Ronald Beiner
Bib ID 1646757
Format BookBook
Author
Beiner, Ronald, 1953-
 
Description Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, c1997 
xiv, 240 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0802042104 (alkaline paper) (cloth)
0802080677 (alkaline paper) (paperback)
Full contents
  • Preface: The Theorist as Critic
  • I. Liberalism and Hyper-Liberalism. 1. Liberalism in the Cross-Hairs of Theory. 2. The Proper Bounds of Self. 3. Reconciling Liberty and Equality. 4. Cruelty First. 5. Liberalism as Neutralism. 6. Revising the Self. 7. Liberalism, Pluralism, and Religion. 8. Richard Rorty's Liberalism. 9. Foucault's Hyper-Liberalism
  • II. Interrogating Modernity. 10. Do We Need a Philosophical Ethics? Theory, Prudence, and the Primacy of Ethos. 11. Rescuing the Rationalist Heritage. 12. Accepting Finitude. 13. Hannah Arendt and Leo Strauss: The Uncommenced Dialogue
  • Appendix. Response from a Colleague, with a Rejoinder. 14. Eros and the Bourgeoisie. 15. Left-Wing Conservatism: The Legacy of Christopher Lasch. 16. Hermeneutical Generosity and Social Criticism. 17. Thin Ice
  • III. Political Judgment Revisited. 18. Practical Wisdom. 19. Science and Wisdom. 20. Rereading Hannah Arendt's Kant Lectures.
 
Notes

Several of these essays were presented at the Conference for the Study of Political Thought.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Liberalism.  |  Communitarianism.  |  Political science -- Philosophy.
Other authors/contributors Conference for the Study of Political Thought

Online

    In the Library

    Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

    Details Collect From
    YY 320.51 B422 Main Reading Room

    Order a copy

    - Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

    Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
    close Can I borrow items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close What can I get online?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

    You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

    You can view this on the NLA website.

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
    Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.