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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2022, 5(15); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2022.051504.

Communitarian Critiques of Liberalism and Its Applicability


Yuhao Qiu

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Yuhao Qiu

School of Marxism, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, 212013, China


The debate between communitarianism and liberalism constitutes the main line of contemporary political philosophy. The challenges of communitarianism are mainly reflected in three aspects. First, communitarianism challenges the liberal “individual” with “community”. Second, communitarianism challenges the “justice” of liberalism with the "common good". Third, communitarianism uses “historicism” to challenge liberal “universalism”. In essence, individuals and societies coexist and construct each other in reality.


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Yuhao Qiu. Communitarian Critiques of Liberalism and Its Applicability. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2022) Vol. 5, Issue 15: 23-27. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2022.051504.


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