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Savings One's Soul or Founding a State: Morality and Politics

Mendus, S. (2006) Savings One's Soul or Founding a State: Morality and Politics. Philosophia, 34 (3). pp. 233-241. ISSN 0048-3893

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In his essay, ‘The Question of Machiavelli’, Isaiah Berlin notes the depth of Machiavelli's pluralism. Taking my cue from Berlin, I argue that much modern liberal political philosophy neglects this deep pluralism and, as a result, misunderstands modern political problems such as the phenomenon of religiously-motivated terrorism.

Item Type: Article
Institution: The University of York
Academic Units: The University of York > Politics (York)
Depositing User: York RAE Import
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2009 10:59
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2009 10:59
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11406-006-9026-8
Status: Published
Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media
Identification Number: 10.1007/s11406-006-9026-8
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/7193

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