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URN etd-0813113-143611
Author Ming-cong Shen
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Department Political Science
Year 2012
Semester 2
Degree Ph.D.
Type of Document
Language zh-TW.Big5 Chinese
Title Anti-Procrustean Liberalism: On Isaiah Berlin's Anti-Monist Philosophy and Political Thought
Date of Defense 2013-07-09
Page Count 131
Keyword
  • utopianism
  • monism
  • anti-Procrusteanism
  • the history of ideas
  • Isaiah Berlin
  • Abstract Isaiah Berlin is the important political thinker in 20th century, his concept of freedom and pluralism are the main arguments of the scholars in political theory. However, freedom and pluralism are just the part of Berlin's thinking. There is an anti-Procrusteanism through Berlin's history of ideas, which criticize the three-legged stool on western political thought tradition, and the limits of Rationalism and Scientism. Berlin's pluralism is from his anti-Procrusteanism, and against the monism on morals and values, but it does not mean that Berlin is an relativist. On political thought, Berlin objected any theories which claimed that there is a utopia without the conflicts, and this is the source of his concept of freedom. Berlin did not try to construct a complete and logical political theory, but the contingency and the political judgment in the real world. This dissertation is trying to tell us the human plurality and complexity from Berlin's anti-Procrusteanism.
    Advisory Committee
  • Man-to Leung - chair
  • Kuo-Shiang Tseng - co-chair
  • HUNG Shih-Chian - co-chair
  • Hao, Yeh - co-chair
  • Chia-hao, Hsu - co-chair
  • Kuo-Shiang Tseng - advisor
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    Date of Submission 2013-09-13

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