Conservatism : An anthology of social and political thought from David Hume to the present / Jerry Z Muller.Material type: TextPublication details: New Jersey, USA : Princeton University Press, 1997. ISBN: 0691037124; 0691037116DDC classification: 320.52 LOC classification: JC573.C65 1997
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Introduction: What is Conservative Social and Political Thought? -- Ch. 1. Enlightenment Conservatism. "Of Justice," from An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (1751) / David Hume. "Preface" to A Vindication of Natural Society (Second Edition, 1757) / Edmund Burke. "On the Diminished Disgrace of Whores and Their Children in Our Day" (1772) / Justus Moser. "No Promotion According to Merit" (c. 1770) / Justus Moser -- Ch. 2. The Critique of Revolution. Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790) / Edmund Burke. On Divorce (1801) / Louis de Bonald. Essay on the Generative Principle of Political Constitutions and of Other Human Institutions (1814) / Joseph de Maistre. "Federalist No. 49" (1788) / James Madison. "The Position and Functions of the American Bar, as an Element of Conservatism in the State" (1845) / Rufus Choate -- Ch. 3. Authority. Culture and Anarchy (1869) / Matthew Arnold. Liberty, Equality, Fraternity (1874) / James Fitzjames Stephen -- Ch. 4. Inequality. Aristocracy and Evolution: A Study of the Rights, the Origin, and Social Functions of the Wealthier Classes (1898) / W. H. Mallock. "Aptitude and Social Mobility" (1927) / Joseph A. Schumpeter -- Ch. 5. The Critique of Good Intentions. "Sociological Fallacies" (1884) / William Graham Sumner. "On the Case of a Certain Man Who Is Never Thought Of" (1883) / William Graham Summer. "An Examination of a Noble Sentiment" (c. 1887) / William Graham Summer -- Ch. 6. War. "Essays on War" (1916) / T. E. Hulme -- Ch. 7. Democracy. "When Parliament Cannot be Sovereign" (1931) / Carl Schmitt. "Political Leadership and Democracy" (1942) / Joseph A. Schumpeter -- Ch. 8. The Limits of Rationalism. "Speech on Rebuilding the House of Commons" (1943) / Winston Churchill. "Rationalism in Politics" (1947) / Michael Oakeshott. "The Errors of Constructivism" (1970) / Friedrich Hayek. The Mirage of Social Justice (1973) / Friedrich Hayek. The Unheavenly City Revisited (1974) / Edward Banfield -- Ch. 9. The Critique of Social and Cultural Emancipation. "Pornography, Obscenity, and the Case for Censorship" (1971) / Irving Kristol. To Empower People: The Role of Mediating Structures in Public Policy (1977) / Peter L. Berger and Richard John Neuhaus. "The Social Consequences of Attempts to Create Equality (1984) / Hermann Lubbe -- Ch. 10. Between Social Science and Cultural Criticism. "On Culture, Nature, and Naturalness" (1958) / Arnold Gehlen. "Man and Institutions" (1960) / Arnold Gehlen. "Toward a Theory of Culture" (1966) / Philip Rieff -- Afterword: Recurrent Tensions and Dilemmas of Conservative Thought.