Norms, Narratives, and Politics

Soundings, Vol. 101, Number 2, pp. 173-86, 2018

Posted: 5 May 2018 Last revised: 2 Mar 2021

Date Written: January 14, 2018


This interdisciplinary essay considers how legal and philosophical ideals relate to contemporary politics. The essay takes a discursive approach—drawing upon Appalachian culture, popular culture, and personal narrative—to highlight a trajectory away from liberal norms.

Keywords: History of Ideas, Political Philosophy, Jurisprudence, Politics

Suggested Citation

Hunt, Luke William, Norms, Narratives, and Politics (January 14, 2018). Soundings, Vol. 101, Number 2, pp. 173-86, 2018, Available at SSRN:

Luke William Hunt (Contact Author)

University of Alabama ( email )

College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Philosophy
Tuscaloosa, AL
United States

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