Category Archives: C.B. Macpherson

Possessive Individualism

[The present study] suggests that the difficulties of the modern liberal-democratic theory lie deeper than had been thought, that the original seventeenth-century individualism contained the central difficulty, which lay in its possessive quality.  Its possessive quality is found in its

Possessive Individualism

[The present study] suggests that the difficulties of the modern liberal-democratic theory lie deeper than had been thought, that the original seventeenth-century individualism contained the central difficulty, which lay in its possessive quality.  Its possessive quality is found in its