Letters

Letters

Liberalism

Editors:
In the Summer 1978 issue Harry Boyte (“Beyond Liberalism: Toward a Living Democracy”) wrote of the “antidemocratic assumptions” and “authoritarian traits” of liberalism.
Would he document those statements from the writings of authentic liberals like John Stuart Mill, Bertrand Russell, John Dewey, Morris R. Cohen, R. M. Maclver, and Isaiah Berlin? I did not find such traits or assumptions in his quotations from John Kenneth Galbraith, Gunnar Myrdal, Seymour Martin Lipset, and Adlai Stevenson.
Who or what is he talking about?

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