Crisis from a Realist and Liberal Perspective
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Libertarianism influences neo-conservatism, but—as an extremeform of liberalism—is at best neutral towardsconservatism’s emphasis on tradition. Perhaps neo-liberalism islibertarianism plus related economic doctrines, while neo-conservatismis libertarianism plus elements of traditionalconservatism. Neo-liberals like Milton Friedman questiondrug-prohibition and conscription, which conservatives andneo-conservatives would not.
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If you profess to believe in both the unrestrainedmarket and such old Tory touchstones as family, nation and community,you will...discover that the former eats away at the foundations ofthe latter (Harris, 2013; Harvey (2005) offers a trenchant critique ofneo-liberalism and neo-conservatism.)
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Kekes argues similarly that conservatism, with its definingscepticism and opposition to “rationalism” in politics,contrasts with liberalism and socialism in rejecting a priorivalue-commitments (Kekes 1997: 368). This position was enunciated mosttrenchantly by Burke, conservatism’s “masterintellectual”, acknowledged by almost all subsequentconservatives. He rejected a priori reasoning in politics,notably claims to abstract natural rights, manifested mostdramatically in the French Jacobin dream of destroying and rebuildingsociety. Burke holds that there is a practical wisdom in institutionsthat is mostly not articulable theoretically, certainly not inadvance, but is passed down in culture and tradition.