Cover of: Radical Conservatism | Robert Brent Toplin

Radical Conservatism

The Right"s Political Religion
  • 306 Pages
  • 2.29 MB
  • English
University Press of Kansas
Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies, Right-wing extremists, Political Science, Politics / Current Events, Politics/International Relations, USA, United States, General, Political Process - Political Parties, History & Theory - General, Conservatism, Radic
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL7763234M
ISBN 100700614877
ISBN 139780700614875

Today's conservatism, according to Robert Brent Toplin, has taken a decidedly radical turn. Toplin offers an intriguing critique of this fast-growing movement that resembles religious fundamentalism—a rigid true believer's mindset that dismisses opposing views and leaves almost no room for dialogue.

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It documents the radical conservative worldview and points to. The radical conservatism of The Practice of Justice.

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Link/Page Citation The Practice of Justice is a fundamental but in some ways also remarkably conservative--in the best sense of the word--critique of the prevailing system of lawyers' ethics and practices. But in fact Simon's book poses a more radical challenge than most of the other.

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What peeks through is his embarrassment at his former beliefs, whitewashed with denouncing everything he once embraced. His new found conservatism reflects a less empathetic view of his fellow humans/5.

Radical Conservatism I wrote this essay because of the following National Public Radio (NPR) news item. It was shocking to me that the Republican being interviewed saw nothing wrong with interfering in the Democrat’s primary.

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A sharply detailed, panoramic memoir of a ``red diaper'' baby and leftist activist who converted to political conservatism. Born injournalist and biographer Horowitz (The Fondas, ; with Peter Collier, The Roosevelts, ; etc.) here turns in a study of intellectual development in a troubled time.

He writes lovingly, but with some exasperation, of having been brought up by two. How the Radical Right Played the Long Game and Won. DEMOCRACY IN CHAINS The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for With this book MacLean joins a growing chorus of scholars.

People who want everyone on Earth to either conform to their ideals or die (and supposedly rot in Hell afterward). They are willing to use any means necessary to accomplish this task. Get this from a library. Radical conservatism: the right's political religion. [Robert Brent Toplin] -- "Offering a roadmap of the radical right's emergence over the past half century, Toplin reveals how enthusiasm for a conservative "faith" helped to erect a bully pulpit in an increasingly powerful.

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In United States politics, the radical right is a political preference that leans towards extreme conservatism, anti-socialism, and other right-wing beliefs in hierarchical structure. The term was first used by social scientists in the s regarding small groups such as the John Birch Society in the United States and since then it has been applied to similar groups worldwide.

But Carlyle was an authoritarian radical, closer to Nietzsche’s aristocratic radicalism or elitism; his position was therefore removed both from Burkean conservatism, and rationalist conservatism.

He insisted on the importance of leadership, and is perhaps best known for his “great man” theory of history. A more recent look at the connection between this type of personality and conservatism is found in John Dean’s excellent book Conservatives without Conscience.

New York: Viking, Dean refers to a study that explored personality characteristics of nursery school. The radical traditionalist is “radical” because he wishes to go back to this primordial source, to start again where the ancient Greeks left off, before the civilizational decline of the Hellenistic age.

The radical traditionalist’s devotion to Greek rationality means that he rejects theology and metaphysics. Conservatism, Ideology, Rationale, and a Red Light Ted Honderich.

Among reviews of my Conservatism, Kevin Magill’s in Radical Philosophy 59 several times struck me as the most challenging. It is not Tory bumble, of course, and it has all his characterful intelligence.

But. Radical Conservatism in Hurston’s “Sweat” ZORA NEALE HURSTON’S SHORT STORY “SWEAT,” FIRST PUBLISHED IN in Fire!!, is both supremely readable and beautifully teachable: short, accessible at the literal level, satisfactory in its “eye for an eye” justice, and rich in revisionary Biblical symbolism, the radical nature of which.

However, Sykes’s book raises some important questions in this regard. Of particular interest is the issue of why some figures flirted with the radical right but then defected to more moderate forms of conservatism.

Sykes provides an intriguing reference to. My politics had already changed by the time I first read Radical Son several years ago. But what this wonderful book did was to fill in the blanks regarding a period of history and happenings that I had witnessed only peripherally in liberal college towns throughout the U.S.

Horowitz explained that there really had been a genuine communist conspiracy at work here, in the U.S., and that Cited by: This book is a study of pragmatic conservatism, an underappreciated tradition in modern American political thought, whose origins can be located in the ideas of Edmund Burke.

The book concludes by contrasting this more nuanced brand of conservatism with the radical version that emerged in the wake of the post-war Buckley revolution. Show : Palgrave Macmillan US.

Radical conservatism leads to a merging of corporations and the state, which funnels wealth upwards out of the hands of the common folk and removes their individual rights and power. This is called Fascism. conservatism with a more radical and perhaps even crypto-reactionary character.

This. This book describes Burke’s political and intellectual world, stressing the importance of the idea of Author: Stefan Andreasson. This book locates the roots of radical conservatism in the writings of Nietzsche, Dostoyevsky, Heidegger, Junger and Schmitt. It documents the radical conservative worldview.

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