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The Market Mystique
Over the last few months there has been a discernible shift in the tide of public debate. Criticism of economic rationalism has become much more fashionable, when for most of the 80s it was ruled out
Civic Personae: Macintyre, Cicero and moral personality
Alisdair ManIntyre's well-known criticism of modern moral philosophy contrasts what he sees as the moral vacuity of modern culture with a �classical tradition' in ethical thought depicted as
The attributes of citizens: virtue, manners and the activity of citizenship
The recent civic revival has been largely carried out in the register of contemporary political philosophy, with its characteristic division between liberal and communitarian visions of a
Science, Literature and Rhetoric in Early Modern England
These essays throw new light on the complex relations between science, literature and rhetoric as avenues to discovery in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Scholars from a variety of
The prince's new clothes : why do Australians dislike their politicians?
Computer-assisted Reporting is revolutionising Australian journalism. Unfortunately, few working journalists are equipped to use these new techniques. However, some tertiary journalism students are
The bells of Sunda Strait
After Social Democracy:
  • D. Burchell
  • Political Science
    The Age of Social Democracy
  • 8 June 2021
he 80s was a graveyard of doctrines. Not just Soviet-style socialism, but also the whole idea of a 'system change', of a successor to capitalism waiting to be born, finally passed away, as its death