A Brief History of Liberty (Innbundet)

Serie: Brief Histories of Philosophy 



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Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 280
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Brief Histories of Philosophy
ISBN/EAN: 9781405170802
Kategori: Statsvitenskap
Omtale: A Brief History of Liberty
Through a fusion of philosophical, social scientific, and historical methods, A Brief History of Liberty provides a comprehensive, philosophically-informed portrait of the elusive nature of one of our most cherished ideals. Offers a succinct yet thorough survey of personal freedom Explores the true meaning of liberty, drawing philosophical lessons about liberty from history Considers the writings of key historical figures from Socrates and Erasmus to Hobbes, Locke, Marx, and Adam Smith Combines philosophical rigor with social scientific analysis Argues that liberty refers to a range of related but specific ideas rather than limiting the concept to one definition

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