Alphin Jr., Henry C. (2008): Two Concepts of Liberty: An Analysis of Berlin's Seminal Essay.
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Sir Isaiah Berlin, in his 1958 essay and inaugural lecture, "Two Concepts of Liberty," expands on the ideals of liberty that were synthesized and inculcated by earlier political philosophers. The essay initiates and details an outline of an idealized liberty with two distinct branches: positive and negative. Although the essay is a bit controversial, producing such detractors as Charles Taylor, this seminal piece has staying power and can only be enhanced, not nullified.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Two Concepts of Liberty: An Analysis of Berlin's Seminal Essay|
|Subjects:||A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A13 - Relation of Economics to Social Values
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A12 - Relation of Economics to Other Disciplines
A - General Economics and Teaching > A1 - General Economics > A14 - Sociology of Economics
|Depositing User:||Henry C. Alphin Jr.|
|Date Deposited:||15. Aug 2008 00:01|
|Last Modified:||06. Feb 2015 05:29|
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