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    DescriptionRanging over central issues of morals and politics, this book discusses the nature of freedom and authority. It examines the role of value-neutrality, rights, equality, and the prevention of harm in the liberal tradition, and relates them to fundamental moral questions such as the relation of values to social forms, the comparability of values, and the significance of personal commitments.


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    Title
    The Morality of Freedom
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Joseph Raz
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 448
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 536 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780198248071
    ISBN 10: 0198248075
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HPQ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BISAC V2.8: PHI019000
    BIC subject category V2: JPVH
    B&T General Subject: 650
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 323.44
    LC subject heading: ,
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15200
    B&T Approval Code: A40362800
    BISAC V2.8: POL005000
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: JC571 .R39 1986
    DC21: 323.401
    LC classification: JC571.R39
    Thema V1.0: QDTQ, JPVH
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    index
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Clarendon Press
    Publication date
    20 October 1988
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Review quote
    'as significant a new statement of liberal principles as anything since Mill's On Liberty.' Times Literary Supplement 'an impressive treatise' Canadian Journal of Philosophy
    Table of contents
    The problem of political freedom. Part 1: the bounds of authority; authority and reason; the justification of authority; the authority of states. Part 2: anti-perfectionism; neutral political concern; the exclusion of ideals. Part 3: individualistic freedom - liberty and rights; the nature of rights; right-based moralities; equality; liberty and rights. Part 4: society and value; consequentialism - an introduction; personal well-being; incommensurability. Part 5: freedom and politics; autonomy and pluralism; freedom and automony. Index.