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Democratic society and human needs [electronic resource] / Jeff Noonan.

By: Noonan, Jeff.
Material type: TextTextSeries: McGill-Queen's studies in the history of ideas: 42.Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 265 p.).ISBN: 9780773560161 (electronic bk.); 0773560165 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Democracy -- Moral and ethical aspects | Democracy -- Social aspects | Capitalism -- Political aspects | Capitalism -- Moral and ethical aspects | Socialism | D�emocratie -- Aspect moral | D�emocratie -- Aspect social | Capitalisme -- Aspect politique | Capitalisme -- Aspect moral | Socialisme | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / DemocracyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Democratic society and human needs.DDC classification: 321.8 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The social context of early liberal theory -- The evolution of rights-based social morality : Hobbes to James Mill -- Case study in anti-democratic liberalism : the Property Defence League -- Liberal rights-based social morality and its social presuppositions -- Capitalism as moral revolution -- Gerrard Winstanley : freedom and the needs of life -- The dialectic of rights and needs in the French Revolution -- Needs and social struggles in England and France in the nineteenth century -- Socialism and democratic need satisfaction -- Social rights -- John Rawls : self-determination : moral or material? -- Habermas's one-dimensional democracy -- Chantal Mouffe : the self-contradictions of 'political' democracy -- The reaction against social democratization -- Needs-based social morality, the life ground of value, and the good for human beings -- Negotiated coordination and the project for a democratic society.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [249]-258) and index.

The social context of early liberal theory -- The evolution of rights-based social morality : Hobbes to James Mill -- Case study in anti-democratic liberalism : the Property Defence League -- Liberal rights-based social morality and its social presuppositions -- Capitalism as moral revolution -- Gerrard Winstanley : freedom and the needs of life -- The dialectic of rights and needs in the French Revolution -- Needs and social struggles in England and France in the nineteenth century -- Socialism and democratic need satisfaction -- Social rights -- John Rawls : self-determination : moral or material? -- Habermas's one-dimensional democracy -- Chantal Mouffe : the self-contradictions of 'political' democracy -- The reaction against social democratization -- Needs-based social morality, the life ground of value, and the good for human beings -- Negotiated coordination and the project for a democratic society.

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