Essays in the Public Philosophy
Transaction Publishers - 189 стор.
Publisher's description: Freedom demands responsibility. In this cogent, penetrating analysis of the changing state of Western democracies, Walter Lippmann, dean of political news columnists, presents a lucid, balanced summary of the crucial decisions facing every thoughtful 20th century citizen. He urges free men everywhere to take a lively, responsible interest in their government in order to preserve their liberties and defend themselves against totalitarianism.
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The Malady of Democratic States
The Derangement of Powers
The Public Interest
The Two Functions
The Totalitarian Counterrevolution
The Adversaries of Liberal Democracy
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