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  • n. Plural form of liberalism.

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Examples

  • Pessimism about the human condition — and human goodness – of some degree or other is a premise of theoretical conservatisms, not liberalisms and certainly not socialism [s].

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Further to Andrew Ferguson on Behavioral Economics

  • Pessimism about the human condition — and human goodness– of some degree or other is a premise of theoretical conservatisms, not liberalisms and certainly not socialisms.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Further to Andrew Ferguson on Behavioral Economics

  • Montana, like every state, has its own conservatisms and its own liberalisms.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Gone Fishing:

  • In the academy, religious defenders of a liberal consensus had been challenged by ascendant secular liberalisms and emergent religious voices critical of liberalism of any kind.

    Matthew Yglesias » Before There Was Early Rawls…

  • American polities can be considered a tale of three liberalisms, the first of which, classical liberalism, teaches that the arena of human affairs is society, as distinct-very government.

    Labels Do Matter

  • Clinton cannot win unless he rounds on Republicans and defends his liberalism by distinguishing it from other liberalisms.

    Labels Do Matter

  • Oh, an important distinction between liberalisms is that some liberalisms believe that the combination of voting rights, civil rights, free speech, and democratic institutions are a sufficient brake on government power, while other liberalisms (like libertarianism) believe that government must be categorically forbidden from a broad range of actions (like financial redistribution), regardless of whether these are sanctioned through a democratic process.

    Things One Should Not Forget « Whatever

  • Liberalism accepts that the world is complicated, and that there are many different forces in tension, and that they should be considered empirically with an eye towards liberalisms goals.

    The Social Cost of Benefits

  • There were always two kinds of liberalisms, it seems to me, in American life, to risk oversimplification a little bit.

    As I Lay Dying: Meditations Upon Returning

  • To this Appolis added that their march was against neo-liberalisms as encapsulated in the government's Growth,

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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