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By Jack Crittenden

Within the exam of the perception of human nature, a duality is usually perceived--the liberal self as atomistic, self-contained, even egocentric; and the communitarian self as socially positioned and outlined via its setting. Crittenden argues that neither view is appropriate, drawing on fresh mental learn to expound on a concept of "compound individuality." This paintings encompasses a dialogue of the compound person because the self of liberalism, in addition to a dialogue of one of these political association which may generate own identification constituted by way of liberal autonomy and communitarian sociality.

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