Political liberalism

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  • Political Philosophy Of Liberalism

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    Liberalism is a political viewpoint that is established on the thoughts of liberty and equality. Thus, liberalists promote various ideas that are aligned to the concepts of liberty and equality such as freedom of speech, freedom of religion, gender equality, and civil rights. In general, it can be argued that the philosophy of liberalism is focused on protecting and promoting the freedom of the people (Celikates and Jansen). As such, it presents the people as the central issue of politics. In fact

  • Political and Economic Liberalism

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    Political liberalism emphasizes the social contract, in which citizens make the laws and they all agree to abide by those laws. It is supported on the belief that individuals know what is best for them. Political liberalism grants political representation to all adult citizens regardless of sex, race, or financial status. It highlights the “rule of law” and favors liberal democracy. It works on the principle that individuals are the foundation of rules and civilization. Furthermore, society and

  • Liberty and Political Liberalism

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    Liberty and Political Liberalism William D. Towah Liberty and Political Liberalism The Relationship between the Concepts of Liberty and Political Liberalism In his publication: “The Equality Trust”, Goddard, J. (2013) discussed that liberty as defined by many to mean the ability of an individual to carry out his/her will without any active obstruction or impediment from any persons is narrowed and, therefore, flawed. He proposed that liberty should rather be viewed as the “absence of relationship

  • Political Philosphies of Liberalism

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    Liberalism If we want to speak about liberalism, we have to speak about how liberalism came into the nationals systems of many countries. Liberalism includes a lot of different political philosophies and people have fight for it or against it over time. Nowadays it is criticized but In 1689, John Locke published his book “Two Treatises on Governments” which established the natural right theory and two fundamental ideas on liberalism: the economic and the intellectual liberty. The natural right

  • Political Attitudes : Extreme Liberalism And Political Perspective

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    Political Attitudes Political attitudes refer to the different attitudes that people have on areas of their lives affected by political psychology. This includes their views on political conservatism, nationalism, political liberalism etc. Many factors, which include a person’s sexual orientation, their gender, their race, their socio-economic status etc., influence different political attitudes. In the United States, the attitudes of most citizens fall under two categories, which are extreme liberalism

  • Political Liberalism And Conservatism

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    University of Massachusetts, studied the fundamental psychological differences between “political liberalism and conservatism” in individuals. Janoff-Bulman was able to identify that peoples’ political base was reflected from “[A] psychological distinction between approach and avoidance motivation,” which is rooted from how that perceived situations. In other words, individuals who are labeled as sympathizers of the political right (Republicans) practice conservatism, which focuses on” preventing negative

  • Citizenship, Political Liberalism and the National Curriculum

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    Citizenship, Political Liberalism and the National Curriculum I shall maintain in this essay that the civic education proposed in the new National Curriculum subject called Citizenship is not in harmony with the educational aims and principles stated in The Education Reform Act, 1988, in which the National Curriculum itself was established. I shall argue further that the present institutional arrangements for the whole of education are contrary to the spirit of the civic education outlined

  • Political Differences : Conservatism And Liberalism In Canada

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    which forms the basis of economic or political theory and policy.” There are various forms of political ideologies; conservatism and liberalism are being brought up for discussion about what makes conservatives and liberals so different in Canada. Throughout the years, the Canadian government has rotated between liberalism and conservatism, these ideologies share some similarities; however, it can be argued that the significant differences are their political, social, and economic views. The government

  • John Rawls and Political Liberalism Essay

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    John Rawls and Political Liberalism Describe in detail the role that the ideas of “overlapping consensus” and “comprehensive doctrine” play in Rawl’s theoretical answer to the fundamental question of Political Liberalism: “How is it possible for there to exist over time a just and stable society of free and equal citizens, who remain profoundly divided by reasonable religious, philosophical, and moral doctrines?” (Rawls 4). More specifically, how do these concepts help to preserve

  • Modern Liberalism and Political Policies

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    Modern Liberalism Thomas Hobbes, John Locke and Jean Jacques Rousseau’s political philosophies and theories each differ from one another’s, but these three philosophers have all staked their claims as to what man would be like, prior to the formation of the state. This is the State of Nature. Their notions on the social contract reflect their position on the political spectrum. These three philosophers also examine the purpose and function of the government to individuals of the state. Modern liberalism