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The liberal position on tolerance may at first appear quite straight-forward. In everyday language, to be liberal is to be tolerant of diversity.

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Tolerance (Liberalism)
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Modern Liberalism

Modern liberalism emerged as a reaction against free-market capitalism, believing this had led to many individuals not being free. Freedom could no longer simply be defined as ‘being left alone’.

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Modern Liberalism

Meritocracy strives to ensure that we are defined by merit and ability rather than the social circumstances of our birth.

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Meritocracy (Liberalism)

Socialism is built around the assumption that man is a social animal. As such, we seek to realise our goals on a collective basis and thereby co-operate with others to...

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Common Humanity (Socialism)

In stark contrast to concepts such as class consciousness, historical materialism and the dialectic, Keynesian economics is associated with the moderate strand of socialist thought. Social democrats seek to implement...

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Keynesian Economics (Socialism)

Historical materialism states that the material conditions of the mode of production determines its organisation and more importantly its development i.e. how goods are made influences society, and how...

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Historical Materialism (Socialism)

The dialectic is another important term commonly employed by Marxists.

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Dialectic (Socialism)

Socialism is based on the fundamental premise that human nature is a work-in-progress and that our behaviour is determined by the economic system. As with all previous societies, a capitalist...

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Cooperation (Socialism)

Collectivism refers to the notion that we can achieve valuable goals on a shared rather than individual basis.

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Collectivism (Socialism)

There are several terms used within the context of Marxist discourse, yet perhaps the most significant is that of class consciousness.

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Class Consciousness (Socialism)

Capitalism is an economic and political system in which property and resources are owned privately, rather than through public ownership (i.e. by the state), with the intention of generating...

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Capitalism and Common Ownership (Socialism)

Radicalism is the belief or expression that there should be significant / extreme political and/or social change. These changes should occur through revolution.

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Radicalism (Conservatism)

Libertarianism involves “the upholding of liberty, seeking to maximise autonomy and free choice, mainly in the economy”.

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Libertarianism - neo-liberalism (Conservatism)

A laissez-faire system is an economic system in which the government tries to avoid interfering in the economy; it is closely associated with capitalism. Conservatives argue that a system based...

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Laissez-faire (Conservatism)

Hierarchy can be defined as the means by which members of society are stratified or layered relative to others. This may be based upon social class and occupation.

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Hierarchy (Conservatism)

Empiricism is an epistemological approach which claims that knowledge comes primarily (or solely) from experience. By definition, all conservatives thereby adopt an empiricist stance.

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Empiricism (Conservatism)

Permissiveness refers to a situation in which behaviour that some people might disapprove of is allowed (often by a change in the law).

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Anti-permissiveness (Conservatism)

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