Contributors – The Centre for Independent Studies

Chandran Kukathas


Featured Publication

  • Reconciling Modernity and Tradition in a Liberal Society 21 December 2010 | OP121
    Many modern liberals have been eager to tout the virtues of diversity, but many have equally found it difficult to tolerate customs or traditions that do not conform to liberalism’s deepest commitments to equality and individual liberty. The distinction between…...
    Many modern liberals have been eager to tout the virtues of diversity, but many have equally found it difficult to tolerate customs or traditions that do not conform to liberalism’s deepest commitments to equality and individual liberty. The distinction between…
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Publications

  • The Last Refuge: Hard and Soft Hansonism in Contemporary Australian Politics 21 September 1998 | IA4
    The arrival of Pauline Hanson's One Nation on the Australian political scene has been the subject of much discussion, but there has been little analysis of what its policies really mean. Consideration of those policies, or 'Hard' Hansonism, in relation to immigration reveals attitudes that are simplistic, populist, nostalgic and…...
    The arrival of Pauline Hanson's One Nation on the Australian political scene has been the subject of much discussion, but there has been little analysis of what its policies really mean. Consideration of those policies, or 'Hard' Hansonism, in relation to immigration reveals attitudes that are simplistic, populist, nostalgic and…
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  • The Fraternal Conceit: Individualist versus Collectivist Ideas of Community 06 May 1991 | OP33
    Socialists frequently argue that liberals in emphasising the autonomy of the individual neglect the values of community, fraternity and social solidarity. In this Occasional Paper, Dr Chandran Kukathas defends the liberal conception of civil association, in which individuals bound by rules of just conduct can peacefully coexist and pursue their…...
    Socialists frequently argue that liberals in emphasising the autonomy of the individual neglect the values of community, fraternity and social solidarity. In this Occasional Paper, Dr Chandran Kukathas defends the liberal conception of civil association, in which individuals bound by rules of just conduct can peacefully coexist and pursue their…
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