• H. M. Drucker


As there are several kinds of Conservatism, so there are several kinds of Liberalism. It may help us to keep them straight if we relate them through the authors who put their case most cogently.


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Notes and References

  1. 1.
    D. B. Truman, The Governmental Process: Political Interests and Public Opinion (New York, 1964).Google Scholar
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    B. Bettelheim, The Children of the Dream (New York, 1969) chap. 18.Google Scholar
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    K. Popper, The Open Society and Its Enemies (Princeton, 1963) vol. 1, p. ixGoogle Scholar
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    R. Aron, Democracy and Totalitarianism (London, 1965) p. 180.Google Scholar
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    B. Crick, In Defence of Politics (Harmondsworth, 1964) pp. 34. 55, 111.Google Scholar
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    W. Ebenstein, Today’s Isms: Communism, Fascism, Capitalism, Socialism (Englewood Cliffs, N.J., 1967) p. 1.Google Scholar
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    M. Olson, The Logic of Collective Action: Public Goods and the Theory of Groups (New York, 1968).Google Scholar
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    Aron, The Opium of the Intellectuals, p. 324.Google Scholar
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    Aron, Democracy and Totalitarianism, p. 236.Google Scholar
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    Ibid., p. 185.Google Scholar
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    Crick, In Defence of Politics, p. 34.Google Scholar
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    Plamenatz, Ideology, p. 133.Google Scholar
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    E. Hoffer, The True Believer (New York, 1951).Google Scholar
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    A. Koestler, The God that Failed (London, 1949).Google Scholar
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    R. P. Wolff, The Poverty of Liberalism (Boston, 1968) chap. 4.Google Scholar

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© H. M. Drucker 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. M. Drucker
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  1. 1.University of EdinburghUK

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