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From Cracks in the Liberal Edifice to the Rediscovery of the Common Good

@inproceedings{Dembinski2004FromCI,
  title={From Cracks in the Liberal Edifice to the Rediscovery of the Common Good},
  author={Paul H. Dembinski},
  year={2004}
}
The collapse of communism caught the world unaware, though the causes underlying this implosion had been at work for several decades. The system fell like a house of cards because of a congenital error in the utopia it proclaimed, an error that was anthropological in nature: the idea that human beings are communal. Proponents of liberal utopia, however, leave it up to the real actors - in the exercise of their freedom - to define the space that the market will occupy within their society. While… 
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