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The Liberal Archipelago

A Theory of Diversity and Freedom (Oxford Political Theory)

by Chandran Kukathas

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The idea of a liberal archipelago is defended as one which supplies us with a better metaphor of the free society than do older notions such as the body politic, or the ship of state. In challenging most of the existing theories of the multicultural society and answering his past critics, Kukathas has produced the book that no one with an. BOOK REVIEWS Kukathas, Chandran. The Liberal Archipelago: A Theory of Diversity and Freedom. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Pp. $ (cloth). One of the main debates in recent political theory is between political and comprehensive liberals, but in Kukathas’s view both positions share a deeply flawed view of modern society.

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It contends that a free society is an open society whose fundamental principle is the principle of freedom of association. It advances an idea of a liberal archipelago which provides a better metaphor of the free society.

The Liberal Archipelago A Theory of Diversity and Freedom Chandran Kukathas Oxford Political Theory. In his major new work Chandran Kukathas offers, for the first time, a book-length treatment of this controversial and influential theory of minority rights.

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The author argues that the free society should not be seen as a hierarchy of superior and subordinate authorities but an archipelago of competing and overlapping jurisdictions.

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