Does liberalism really cover the wide range of political ideas found in Western civilization? Degrees of Freedom examines liberalism's universal claims, and explains how liberal thinkers formulated insights that apply to all aspects of politics. It also contrasts liberalism and conservatism.
Edwin van de Haar has lectured at Leiden University, The Netherlands and Ateneo de Manila University, Phillipines. He specializes in international political theory, especially the international aspects of the liberal tradition in political thought. He is the author of Classical Liberalism and International Relations Theory: Hume, Smith, Mises, and Hayek.