Item description for On Cultivating Liberty: Reflections on Moral Ecology by Michael Novak & Brian C. Anderson...
Overview "On Cultivating Liberty" brings together Novak's essays on "moral ecology": the ethos that must be cultivated and preserved if liberal democratic societies are to survive. Novak argues in defense of a free and virtuous society by examining the family, welfare reform, free markets, self-government, and the American Founding, and includes a series of remarkable intellectual studies on figures ranging from Jacques Maritain to St. Thomas Aquinas.
Publishers Description Few writers have covered the intellectual terrain traversed by Michael Novak, who has written on theology, philosophy, political economy, and business theory. This book brings together many of Novak's crucial essays on "moral ecology": the ethos that must be cultivated and preserved if liberal democratic societies are to survive. Novak argues in defense of the free and virtuous society by examining the family, welfare reform, free markets, self-government, and the American founding. A series of remarkable intellectual studies on figures such as Jacques Maritain, St. Thomas Aquinas, and John Courtney Murray, along with an autobiographical essay by Novak and an introduction by Brian C. Anderson, complete On Cultivating Liberty, an indispensable book for anyone concerned about the future of the democratic project as we enter the third millennium.
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Studio: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.76" Width: 4.81" Height: 1.03" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Jan 28, 1999
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
ISBN 0847694054 ISBN13 9780847694051
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More About Michael Novak & Brian C. Anderson
Michael Novak is a cofounder and former publisher of Crisis magazine, and a frequent contributor to The Wall Street Journal, National Review, and Forbes. He has written more than 25 books, including The Fire of Invention: Civil Society and the Future of the Corporation (Rowman & Littlefield, 1997). Novak lives in Washington DC. Brian C. Anderson is a research associate in social and political studies at the American Enterprise Institute, and the author of Raymond Aron: The Recovery of the Political (Rowman & Littlefield, 1997).
Michael Novak currently resides in Washington, in the state of District Of Columbia. Michael Novak was born in 1968.