Ross J. Corbett There is a widely experienced tension between liberal that it embodies Locke's solution to the theologico-political 1 A doctrine of democracy and the ability to confront crises. problem.5 Our system of government is not, however, the rights asserts that governments may not treat people in whatever Lockean commonwealth. I will leave for another place the way they find most expedient; that governments can and should translation of Locke's insights regarding the rule of law into agree to respect rights, then, implies that less expedient courses the language appropriate for American government. In this of action do not require an abandonment of the fundamental paper I wish to argue for the inapplicability of Lockean argupurposes of government. Wherever the ordinary modes of ments to the debates characteristically arising from our congovernment are perceived to be at odds with these purposes, stitutional system. there the rhetoric of crisis government becomes evocative and so there the problem of crisis government arises. People Locke and Prerogative may disagree what these fundamental purposes are, of course, but this is to recognize that whether a situation constitutes a One of Locke's more quoted sentences from the Second genuine crisis or not
The Good Society – Penn State University Press
Published: Dec 31, 2009
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera