Freedom and Culture in Western Society

Freedom and Culture in Western Society

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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 more

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  • Paperback | 394 pages
  • 152 x 229mm | 730g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138974633
  • 9781138974630

Table of contents

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, Indexshow more

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