Loading data.. Open Bottom Panel. Go to previous Content Download this Content Share this Content Add This Content to Favorites Go to next Content. ← →. 3 (Fall )THE LIBERAL ARCHIPELAGO: A THEORY OF DIVERSITY AND Chandran Kukathas has in this remarkable work made a major. The author argues that the free society should not be seen as a hierarchy of superior and subordinate authorities but an archipelago of competing and.

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Political Libertarianism in Social and Political Philosophy. Kukathas is of course prepared for the question, what about the women in the group who do not wish to accept the restrictions?

People should be free to form and maintain whatever groups they wish, even groups that reject freedom and tolerance. Disadvantage Jonathan Wolff and Avner de-Shalit.

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Ebook This title is available as an ebook. Flathman – – Routledge. The Politics of E Pluribus Unum.

By autonomy he means “the idea that individuals should be free to assess and potentially revise their existing ends” p. Authors Affiliations are at time of print publication. Brinton – – European Journal of Political Theory 11 3: Are they really “free” to leave? Civil War American History: Classical, Early, and Medieval Poetry and Poets: Toleration, Respect and Recognition: But is it not often very difficult for people to leave a group?


Subscriber Login Email Address. An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 14 It contends that a free society is an open society whose fundamental principle is the principle of freedom of association.

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Ignorance and Moral Obligation Michael J. He has arrived at a strongly libertarian position, which he defends in an original and insightful way. Human Nature and Human Interests 3. A Theory of Diversity and Freedom: If the state requires the groups to end these practices, it will violate the consciences of those who wish to continue their accustomed ways.

Request removal from index. Search my Subject Specializations: Academic Skip to main content. Are not they too forced to act contrary to conscience?

End Matter References Index. What if people reject autonomy as a value?

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Chandran Kukathas holds the Neal A. Culture, Gender and Freedom of Expression.

Nevertheless, Rothbardians will applaud Kukathas for one of his fundamental theses. To demand that people embrace forms of life that encourage people to reevaluate their beliefs is, as you will by now have surmised, to restrict freedom of action according to conscience.


The Liberal Archipelago 2. Publications Pages Publications Pages. The author argues that the free society should not be seen as a hierarchy of superior and subordinate authorities but an archipelago of competing and overlapping jurisdictions. Social Dynamics Brian Skyrms.

Leif Wenar – – Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. From “Honor” to “Dignity”: Kymlicka also emphasizes tolerance of diverse groups, but his allegiance to freedom of conscience is not so absolute as that of Kukathas. Sympathetic Puritans Abram Van Engen.

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Science Logic and Mathematics. Liberty of conscience requires no less.