Thomas Green

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  • made two main contributions to liberal thought:

1) we are not merely self-seeking individuals who have no responsibility for others. Rather we do have an obligation to care for the welfare of others, he argued that it's possible to enjoy our own liberty without losing a sense of social responsibility

2) the concept of the organic society and its application to modern conditions. This was not a new concept, it had become a key part of nineteenth-century German political philosophy. Its proposition was that society is not merely a collection of unrelated individuals, but a single entity-a living organism with


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