Two Concepts of Liberalism

  title={Two Concepts of Liberalism},
  author={W. Galston},
  pages={516 - 534}
This essay was sparked in part by my long-standing interest in the case of Wisconsin v. Yoder, decided two decades ago.' This case presented a clash between a Wisconsin state law, which required school attendance until age sixteen, and the Old Order Amish community, which claimed that high school attendance was contrary to their religion and would impede them in the constitutionally guaranteed free exercise thereof. The majority of the Court argued that, as a general matter, free exercise must… Expand