The Idea of Community: A Historical Review

Volume: 

1

Number: 

1

Published date: 

July, 1996

Authors: 

Sarl K. Y. Shaw

Abstract: 

This essay reviews the idea of community in Western political thought. The classical paradigm is civic republicanism which emphasizes common good. self-rule, and civic virtue as the major characteristics of political life. After the dissolution of the cla

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