American conservatism /
edited by Sanford V. Levinson, Joel Parker, and Melissa S. Williams.
New York ; London : New York University Press, [2016]
xii, 446 pages ;lc22 cm.
1479812374, 9781479812370
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New York ; London : New York University Press, [2016]
contents note
A history of inherent contradictions: the origins and end of American conservatism / James R. Kurth -- An interpretation of American conservative thought: political issues : conceptual differences, and attitudinal disjunctions / David Sidorsky -- Conservatism in America?: a response to Sidorsky / Patrick J. Deneen -- The worms and the octopus: religious freedom, pluralism, and conservatism / Richard W. Garnett -- Anti-governmentism in conservative thought: a note on Garnett's conception of religious freedom / Ingrid Creppell -- Constitutive stories about the common law in modern American conservatism / Ken I. Kersch -- The role of conservatism in securing and maintaining just moral constitutions: toward a theory of complex normative systems / Gerald Gaus -- Constitutional conservatism and American conservatism / Johnathan O'Neill -- Fighting over the conservative banner / Carl T. Bogus -- Uniting conservatives: comments on Bogus's trifurcated conservatism / Eldon Eisenach -- Leo Strauss and American conservative thought and politics / Nathan Tarcov -- What fascism teaches us / Arthur J. Jacobson -- Segregation, aggression, and executive power: Leo Strauss and 'the boys' / Alan Gilbert.
general note
"About half of the essays date back to panels of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy that were held in January of 2007 (at the annual meeting of the American Association of Law Schools; the remainder were delivered at a conference held at the University of Texas Law in September 2012"--Preface.
Includes index.
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