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Flikschuh, Katrin - Freedom: Contemporary Liberal Perspectives, ebook

Freedom: Contemporary Liberal Perspectives

Flikschuh, Katrin


In this engaging new book, Katrin Flikschuh offers an accessible introduction to divergent conceptions of freedom in contemporary liberal political philosophy. Beginning with a discussion of Isaiah Berlin's seminal distinction between negative and positive liberty, the book goes on to consider

Forcades, Teresa - Faith and Freedom, ebook

Faith and Freedom

Forcades, Teresa


In Faith and Freedom, her first book written in English, she skilfully weaves together her personal experiences with a reflection on morality, religion and politics to give a trenchant account of how the Christian faith can be a dynamic force for radical change. Placing

Machan, Tibor R. - The Right Road to Radical Freedom, ebook

The Right Road to Radical Freedom

Machan, Tibor R.


This work focuses on the topic of freedom. The author starts with the old issue of free will - do we as individual human beings choose our conduct, at least partly independently, freely? He comes down on the side of libertarians who answer Yes, and scorns the compatibilism of philosophers

Gearing, Ryan - Enduring Freedom, ebook

Enduring Freedom

Gearing, Ryan


This brand new anthology has been compiled to commemorate 10 years in Afghanistan. Announced in November 2010, contributions for a book of war poems were sought, and aided by appeals in the media, including BFBS Radio, the Army Families Federation and…

Casey, Gerard - Freedom's Progress?, ebook

Freedom's Progress?

Casey, Gerard


In Freedom's Progress?, Gerard Casey argues that the progress of freedom has largely consisted in an intermittent and imperfect transition from tribalism to individualism, from the primacy of the collective to the fragile centrality of the individual

Tyler, Colin - The Metaphysics of Self-realisation and Freedom, ebook

The Metaphysics of Self-realisation and Freedom

Tyler, Colin


Tyler shows how, for Green, ultimately, personal self-realisation and freedom stem from the innate human drive to construct a bedrock of fundamental values and commitments that can define and give direction to the individual’s most valuable potentials and talents.

Haji, Ishtiyaque - Freedom and Value, ebook

Freedom and Value

Haji, Ishtiyaque


Table of contents
1. Introduction: On Welfare and Worldly Value
2. Attitudinal Hedonism
3. Freedom-Sensitive Versions of Attitudinal Hedonism
4. Pleasure, Desert, and Welfare
5. Authentic Springs of Action
6. Incompatibilism, Compatibilism, Desert, and Value
7. Freedom, Obligation, and the Good

Braben, Donald W. - Scientific Freedom: The Elixir of Civilization, ebook

Scientific Freedom: The Elixir of Civilization

Braben, Donald W.


Scientific Freedom outlines what needs to be done to restore the freedom that can transform scientific understanding. The author defines Transformative Research (Venture Research) and explains how an initiative might be designed and implemented; discusses