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Many people believe that liberty is the core political value of modern civilization itself, the one that gives substance and form to all the other values of social life.

They are called libertarians.

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The Liberal Approach to the Past

The selections in this reader show that the liberal approach to the past is generally skeptical of laws of history and suggestions of historical determinism.

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