Non-“Western” Liberalism and the Resilience of the Liberal International Order

July 03, 2018

by Paul D. Miller

 

 

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The history of the relationship between liberalism and the West is not a blueprint for the future of liberalism or its prospects outside of the West. Non-Western liberalism exists: it is demonstrably possible to have democracy in a place that did not experience Western history, and is in fact strong evidence for the resilience of the liberal international order.