Glendinning, Simon (2013) Rather than pursuing a dogmatic view of an ‘ideal’ European Union, we should cultivate greater debate about the nature of Europe and our place within it. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (22 Jan 2013) Blog Entry.
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For many, Europe appears to be on an inevitable path towards greater integration and federalism, with the UK looking more and more for a way out of the EU. Simon Glendinning takes an in-depth look at the philosophical underpinnings of the contemporary debate over European integration, arguing against those who take a ‘dogmatic’ view of the march towards an idealised federal union. Instead, he writes, we should resist these harmonising ambitions and work towards ‘unity in diversity’: a Europe whose peoples have the freedom to debate and choose their own ends.
|Item Type:||Website (Blog Entry)|
|Additional Information:||© 2013 The Author|
|Library of Congress subject classification:||J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)|
|Sets:||Departments > European Institute
Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
|Date Deposited:||21 Mar 2013 15:17|
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