I highly recommend this outstanding book to everyone.
Losurdo argues that there is an inherent connection between the early liberals' love for freedom and appetite for controlling others.
I thought the book was well-written, impeccably sourced, wide-ranging, and with a thesis that can't help but make you think.
"Liberalism: A Counter History" by Domenico Losurdo offers a brilliant reassessment of Western intellectual history. Dr. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Malvin
I thought the book was well-written, impeccably sourced, wide-ranging, and with a thesis that can't help but make you think. Well worth your time.Published 5 months ago by Simon W. Radford
The modern assault on freedom (i.e., liberalism) in some ways began with Hegel. Hegel's method, what can be called in summary "dialectical historicism", has been thoroughly... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Gordon McQueen
Certainly everybody who uses the words, 'freedom' 'liberal' 'democracy', as so many do so loosely, and so many who appeal to the "New'World" model do, should read this; and... Read morePublished 15 months ago by orfeo5