So what is Liberalism, anyway?
Posted: 24 November 2006 07:39 PM   [ Ignore ]
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[b:e38a2f89ac]Here we see Liberalism is neither conservatism or radical rightism (Neo-Con), but it isn’t the Left either.[/b:e38a2f89ac]


http://www.ucl.ac.uk/~uctytho/liberalism.htm

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Posted: 25 November 2006 01:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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The artilce the link took me to started with a comment from a reader of a prior article this author wrote.  He asked, “Please, gentlement, what did the author say?”  This article was written to clarify what he said in the first one.

Geez, the first article must have been something if it was even more confused and babbling than this one. 

No one I know who considers him/herself a liberal fits any of the odd characteristics described in the article. 

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Posted: 25 November 2006 07:03 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Liberalism, Ted Honderich

Ted Honderich is a very interesting philosopher.

Read more to understand his often odd writing style .. here:  

He is a Leftist, a philosopher of mind and logic, and a determinist.

Some of his books are:

The Philosophers: Introducing Great Western Thinkers by Ted Honderich (Paperback - Jun 28, 2001)

How Free Are You?: The Determinism Problem by Ted Honderich (Paperback - May 23, 2002)

On Consciousness by Ted Honderich (Hardcover - Aug 15, 2004)

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy New Edition by Ted Honderich (Hardcover - May 26, 2005)

On Political Means And Social Ends by Ted Honderich (Hardcover - Mar 30, 2005)

Conservatism: Burke, Nozick, Bush, Blair? (Paperback - March 16, 2005)
Punishment: The Supposed Justifications Revisited by Ted Honderich (Paperback - Dec 16, 2005)
Right and Wrong, and Palestine, 9-11, Iraq, 7-7… by Ted Honderich (Paperback - Sep 1, 2006)

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