Theme: Political Ideas | Content Type: Book review

Review: Democracy Against Liberalism. Its Rise and Fall, by Aviezer Tucker.

Edmund Fawcett



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In this thought-provoking study of recent deflections and defections from liberal democracy in Europe, the US and elsewhere, Aviezer Tucker reminds us that democracy and liberalism are independent traditions with contrasting ideals. Each may reinforce, but neither requires the other. So seen, their late twentieth century coupling looks less like fate than contingency. History, for Tucker, is not cheering liberal democracy on.

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  • Edmund Fawcett

    Edmund Fawcett

    Edmund Fawcett is author of Liberalism: The Life of an Idea (2nd 2018) and Conservatism: The Fight for a Tradition (2020).

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