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Critique of FreedomThe Central Problem of Modernity$
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Otfried Höffe

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780226465906

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226466064.001.0001

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Enlightened Liberalism

Enlightened Liberalism

(p.79) 5 Enlightened Liberalism
Critique of Freedom

Otfried Höffe

, Nils F. Schott
University of Chicago Press

In this chapter, the author defends a position he calls "enlightened liberalism" against critiques of liberalism and neoliberalism, and he shows how it is necessary to ward off the threats of ideological or authoritarian politics. The author engages with thinkers such as Smith, von Humboldt, Mill, Rawls, and Rorty.

Keywords:   liberalism, enlightened liberalism, neoliberalism, ideology, authoritarianism, Adam Smith, Wilhelm von Humboldt, John Stuart Mill, John Rawls, Richard Rorty

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