Stephen Macedo

Stephen Macedo is the Laurance S. Rockefeller Professor of Politics at Princeton University and the author of Diversity and Distrust: Civic Education in a Multicultural Democracy.

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Liberal Pluralism: The Implications of Value Pluralism for Political Theory and Practice By William A. Galston. Cambridge University Press, 152 pages, $19.00 N o living American political theorist has come closer than Bill Galston to serving in the classical role of philosopher to princes. A prolific and influential scholar and a founder of the New Democrats, he was one of Bill Clinton's top White House counselors and advised John Anderson, Walter Mondale and, most recently, Al Gore in their presidential campaigns. I know of no one who travels between the realms of political theory and practice as thoughtfully and productively. Liberal Pluralism weds Galston's insights into current policy and politics with his decades of reflection on political theory. In the mighty clash between collective purposes and various forms of cultural pluralism and multiculturalism, Galston charges that liberals too often fail to give "diversity its due." We need a new liberalism, he says, founded on "...