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Narrative power and liberal truth

Eldon J. Eisenach

Narrative power and liberal truth

Hobbes, Locke, Bentham, and Mill

by Eldon J. Eisenach

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hobbes, Thomas, -- 1588-1679 -- Contributions in political science,
  • Locke, John, -- 1632-1704 -- Contributions in political science,
  • Bentham, Jeremy, -- 1748-1832 -- Contributions in political science,
  • Mill, John Stuart, -- 1806-1873 -- Contributions in political science,
  • Liberalism -- Great Britain -- History,
  • Religion and politics -- Great Britain -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementEldon J. Eisenach.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC574.2.G7 E47 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 235 p. ;
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21661144M
    ISBN 100742507904, 0742507912
    LC Control Number2002023609
    OCLC/WorldCa49312465

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The idea of liberal theology is nearly three centuries old. Introduction: Recovering the Narrative Power of Liberal Truths --Hobbes --On Reducing Hobbes --Hobbes on Church, State, and Religion --Liberal Virtues --Locke and Bentham --Body-Truth and Spirit-Truth in Locke's Way of Knowing --Religion and Locke's Two Treatises of Government --The Dimension of History in Bentham's Theory of Law --Crime, Death.

And when I do book talks, afterwards or sometimes during the discussion at least one person tells me it is the power of someone's narrative that drew them to healing. The Liberal Narrative Ideas that are, in George Orwell’s phrase, "so stupid that only intellectuals believe them." -John Steele Gordon, The American Conservatives deal with facts and reach conclusions; liberals have conclusions and sell them as facts.

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Corporate power forgot that the liberal class. Richard McKay Rorty (October 4, – June 8, ) was an American philosopher. Educated at the University of Chicago and Yale University, he had strong interests and training in both the history of philosophy and contemporary analytic philosophy, the latter of which came to comprise the main focus of his work at Princeton University in the s.

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The Grand Narrative's idea of the West fell to history because it forgot history.