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Why Liberalism Failed

by Patrick J. Deneen

"One of the most important political books of 2018."—Rod Dreher, American Conservative Of the three dominant ideologies of the twentieth century—fascism, communism, and liberalism—only the last remains. This has created a peculiar situation in which liberalism’s proponents tend to forget that it is an ideology and not the natural end-state of hum...
Publish Date
2019
February 26
Goodreads rating
3.87
ISBN
9780300240023
Tags
politicssocial-sciencesphilosophynonfictionhistory
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jun 16, 2018
In a time of growing inequality, accelerating change, and increasing disillusionment with the liberal democratic order we’ve known for the past few centuries, I found this book thought-provoking. I don’t agree with most of the author’s conclusions, but the book offers cogent insights into the loss of meaning and community that many in the West feel, issues that liberal democracies ignore at their own peril.     source