Conservatives, liberals, and "the negative".


Journal Article

The authors connect conservatism with aversion to negativity via the tendentious use of the language of threats to characterize conservatism, but not liberalism. Their reliance upon an objective conception of the negative ignores the fact that much of the disagreement between liberals and conservatives is over whether or not one and the same state of affairs is negative or positive.

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Cited Authors

  • Charney, E

Published Date

  • June 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 37 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 310 - 311

PubMed ID

  • 24970432

Pubmed Central ID

  • 24970432

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1469-1825

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0140-525X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1017/s0140525x13002549


  • eng