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Value, Conflict, and Order: Berlin, Hampshire, Williams, and the Realist Revival in Political Theory

Edward Hall

Abstract

This study of the moral and political thought of Isaiah Berlin, Stuart Hampshire, and Bernard Williams illustrates how political realism, in its most philosophically significant form, is grounded in a rejection of moral theory as standardly conceived and emerges from the adoption of a realist spirit in ethics. It addresses the related but distinct ways that the work of Berlin, Hampshire, and Williams challenges the pretensions of mainstream moral and political philosophy, while also illustrating the first-order implications that their work has for the question of how we should think about the ... More

Keywords: political realism, Isaiah Berlin, Stuart Hampshire, Bernard Williams, value pluralism, conflict, compromise, legitimacy, liberalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780226718286
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226718453.001.0001

Authors

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Edward Hall, author
University of Sheffield

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