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Title From liberal values to Democratic transition : essays in honor of János Kis / edited by Ronald Dworkin ; editorial board, Viktor Bohm [and others].

Published Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xv, 293 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents pt. I. Liberal values. Judicial independence as ambiguous reality and insidious illusion / Stephen Holmes ; Why a rational agent need not intend the means to his end / Frances M. Kamm ; Language and order : De Bonald's theory of language as a paradigm of traditionalist political philosophy / Mária Ludassy ; Invasions of the market / Steven Lukes ; The hope to be free : freedom as fact, postulate and regulative idea in Kant / Gyorgy Markus ; Concepts of neutrality and the state / András Sajó ; On depth and greatness / G.M. Tamás -- pt. II. Democratic trasition. The occupation of Iraq and the difficult transition from dictatorship / Andrew Arato ; "1989" : for János Kis / Timothy Garton Ash ; Beyond transition : the variety of post-socialist development / Béla Greskovits ; Nationalism, transnationalism and postnationalism / Will Kymlicka ; In search for hope and paradigm / Aleksander Smolar.
Summary The book contains twelve essays by Stephen Holmes, Frances M. Kamm, M?ria Ludassy, Steven Lukes, Gyorgy Markus, Andr's Saj?, G?sp?r Mikl's Tam?s, Andrew Arato, Timothy Garton Ash, B?la Greskovits, Will Kymlicka, and Aleksander Smolar. The studies explore a wide scope of subjects that belong to disciplines ranging from moral philosophy, through theory of human rights, democratic transition, constitutionalism, to political economy. The common denominator of the studies collected is their reference to the scholarly output of J?nos Kis, in honor of his sixtieth birthday. J?nos Kis is a distinguished political philosopher who, after many years spent as a dissident under the Communist regime, emerged as an important political figure in Hungary's transition to democracy. Currently he is University Professor of Philosophy at Central European University, Budapest.
Other author Kis, János, 1943-
Dworkin, Ronald William.
JSTOR, issuing body.
Subject Democracy.
Political science -- Philosophy.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 0585499640