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What Is Living and What Is Dead in Classical Liberalism?
By Charles K. Rowley
This article appeared in the Summer 1996 issue of The Independent Review


Abstract

Robert Nozick and John Gray are two scholars who, to varying degrees, retreated from their classical liberal past the same year (1989) that witnessed the final collapse of classical liberalism’s archenemy, Marxist-Leninist philosophy. Their retreat is completely explained by their shift, in a troubled world, from a preoccupation with the goal of preserving liberty to that of preserving order; that is, from a commitment to the philosophy of John Locke to that of Thomas Hobbes.



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Volume 1 Number 1
Summer 1996

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