Norms of Liberty

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Norms of Liberty: A Perfectionist Basis for Non-Perfectionist Politics
Author Douglas B. Rasmussen and Douglas J. Den Uyl
Country United States
Language English
Subject Political philosophy
Publisher Penn State University Press
Publication date
2005
Media type Print
Pages 380 pp
ISBN 0-271-02701-0
OCLC 57168509
323.44/01 22
LC Class JC585 .R37 2005

Norms of Liberty: A Perfectionist Basis for Non-Perfectionist Politics is political philosophy book written by Douglas B. Rasmussen and Douglas J. Den Uyl.

Table of contents[1][edit]

Analytic Contents

Preface

Part One: Liberalism and the Political Order

1. Liberalism in Crisis
2. Liberalism and Ethics
3. Liberalism's Past and Precedents
4. Why Individual Rights? Rights as Metanormative Principles
5. The Natural Right to Private Property

Part Two: A Deep Structure for Liberalism

6. Individualistic Perfectionism
7. Defending Individualistic Perfectionism
8. Natural Law and the Common Good
9. Self-Ownership

Part Two: Defending Liberalism

10. Communitarian and Conservative Critics
11. The Structure of the Argument for Individual Rights
12. Defending Individualistic Non-Perfectionist Politics

Epilogue: From Metanorms to Metaphysics

Index

Availability[edit]

Norms of Liberty: A Perfectionist Basis for Non-Perfectionist Politics is available in paperback under ISBN 0-271-02701-0 (University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2005).

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