Contributors – The Centre for Independent Studies

Kenneth Minogue


Featured Publication

  • Democracy and the Welfare State 02 September 1997 | OP61
    The welfare state has now been experienced by several generations. In this Occasional Paper, Professor Kenneth Minogue looks at some of its effects on the character of Western states and societies. The early Western state was thought of as an…...
    The welfare state has now been experienced by several generations. In this Occasional Paper, Professor Kenneth Minogue looks at some of its effects on the character of Western states and societies. The early Western state was thought of as an…
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Publications

  • How Much Justice does a Society Need? 15 November 1992 | OP40
    In the nineth John Bonython Lecture Ken Minogue recalls that justice used to mean the rule of law. This notion has been usurped by 'social justice'.
    In the nineth John Bonython Lecture Ken Minogue recalls that justice used to mean the rule of law. This notion has been usurped by 'social justice'.
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  • The Egalitarian Conceit: False and True Equalities 15 September 1989 | OP25
    In this CIS Occasional Paper, Professor Kenneth Minogue traces the roots of modern egalitarianism to the Greek and Christian culture from which Western civilisation springs. But he shows that, despite its superficial moral appeal, egalitarianism is driven by guilt among the rich and resentment among the poor. Yet in a…...
    In this CIS Occasional Paper, Professor Kenneth Minogue traces the roots of modern egalitarianism to the Greek and Christian culture from which Western civilisation springs. But he shows that, despite its superficial moral appeal, egalitarianism is driven by guilt among the rich and resentment among the poor. Yet in a…
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  • Ideas about Freedom 06 April 1986 | OP15
    Ideas about Freedom: A Discussion delves into the mysterious regions of liberal and conservative philosophy. Why do liberals and conservatives not join forces more often, when their goals seem so compatible? Kenneth R. Minogue and John Gray, in separate essays, examine the history and assumptions behind liberalism and conservatism. They…...
    Ideas about Freedom: A Discussion delves into the mysterious regions of liberal and conservative philosophy. Why do liberals and conservatives not join forces more often, when their goals seem so compatible? Kenneth R. Minogue and John Gray, in separate essays, examine the history and assumptions behind liberalism and conservatism. They…
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