Ideas in action political tradition in the twentieth century bronner stephen eric isbn 9780847693870 kostenloser versand fur alle bucher mit versand und verkauf duch amazon. Bronners aim in this book is to trace the contexts of major traditions of 20th century political thought he does a truly excellent job of presenting the thinkers and ideas of liberalism communitarianism conservativism socialism and revolutionary communism reading this political theories no longer appear as abstract unmoored thoughts floating in the world they become attached to specific people who were writing and thinking at specific times and in dialogue with certain others useful a. That is an intellectual luxury the academy of the 21st century can ill afford and ideas in action offers an accessible way out of the box into which the canon of political theory and philosophy has been stuffed with elegance and power bronner surveys 20th century political traditions in the process he places theories and thinkers in their social historical and political contexts his sweeping presentation is organized into four imaginatively articulated phases that signal . Content in canadian journal of history published by commatutpjournals. Chapter 1 prologue tradition interpretation commitment part 2 envisioning democracy chapter 3 the dilemmas of democratic theory chapter 4 the liberal heritage individualism dialogue and universalism chapter 5 the communitarian idea solidarity pragmatism and particularism chapter 6 the conservative disposition custom stability and markets chapter 7 the anarchist impulse localism
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