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1st Edition

Freedom and Culture in Western Society

ISBN 9781138974630
Published May 26, 2016 by Routledge
394 Pages

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Book Description

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.