“Libertarianism and Communitarianism”, Troy Camplin

Camplin emphasizing the same distinction between “rationalistic” individualism and “true” individualism as Hayek in Individualism and Economic Order. 

“In the Cartesian version, the person is a radical individual who defines himself, preferably apart from society. In the Scottish version, the person is an individual imbedded in a nested hierarchy of communities, including nuclear and extended families, churches, workplaces, schools, neighborhood and communities, towns and cities, counties, states, and nations. We are defined in various ways by each of these things, and we are different people in each of these different situations. Thus is our individuality defined within our social situation. Recent studies in anthropology, ethology, and primatology have shown that the Scottish philosophical tradition is much more accurate than is the Cartesian tradition.”

http://zatavu.blogspot.com/2004/11/libertarianism-and-communitarianism.html

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