communitarianism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

communitarian +‎ -ism

Noun[edit]

communitarianism ‎(countable and uncountable, plural communitarianisms)

  1. (ethics) The group of doctrines that oppose excessive individualism in favour of a more community-based approach
    • 2009 February 9, Madeleine Bunting, “The maverick ideas of red Toryism could give Cameron a potent edge”, in The Guardian[1]:
      [] Tony Blair dallied with communitarianism in the mid-90s and was wont to quote the Quaker philosopher John Macmurray.

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