the disposition to preserve or restore what is established and traditional and to limit change.
Conservatism as a political and social philosophy promotes retaining traditional
social institutions in the context of culture and civilization. Some conservatives ...
Define conservatism: belief in the value of established and traditional practices in
politics and society—usage, synonyms, more.
is the political philosophy based upon the idea that society needs to "conserve" traditional structures of authority and morality. This can be contrasted with the perspective of liberalism in which human beings are, to one degree or another, "perfectable... More »
Conservatism (or conservativism) is any political philosophy that favours tradition
(in the sense of various religious, cultural, or nationally-defined beliefs and ...
Feb 14, 2014 ... Conservatism, political doctrine that emphasizes the value of traditional
institutions and practices. Conservatism is a preference for the ...
Aug 1, 2015 ... Conservatism and its modernising, anti-traditionalist rivals, liberalism and
socialism, are the dominant political philosophies and ideologies of ...
The tactics of conservatism vary widely by place and time. But the most central
feature of conservatism is deference: a psychologically internalized attitude on
Conservatism arose in response to the Progressive challenge in the early 20th
century and coalesced into the modern conservative movement in the post-World