1st Edition

Freedom and Culture in Western Society

By Hans Blokland Copyright 1997
    394 Pages
    by Routledge

    319 Pages
    by Routledge

    Critically examining conceptions of freedom of some of the leading contemporary philosophers from Isaiah Berlin to Charles Taylor, Hans Blokland explores the value and significance that freedom has acquired on our political consciousness. He looks specifically at:
    * positive and negative freedom
    * freedom of the individual
    * freedom and society
    * emancipation and paternalism
    * freedom and cultural politics.

    1. General Introduction 2. Isaiah Berlin on Positive and Negative Freedom 3. Freedom of the Individual 4. Freedom and Society 5. Emancipation and Paternalism 6. Final Balance and Synthesis: Freedom and Cultural Politics 7. Culture, Politics and Freedom, Epilogue, Bibliography Freedom & Autonomy, Bibliography Arts & Culture, Index


    Hans Blokland