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Another Freedom
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Svetlana Boym
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-06-01 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

The word “freedom” is so overly used—and frequently abused—that it is always in danger of becoming nothing but a cliché. In Another Freedom, Svetlana Boym offers us a refreshing new portrait of the age-old concept. Exploring the rich cross-cultural history of the idea of freedom, from its origins in ancient
Another Freedom
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Svetlana Boym
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-07-02 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

The word “freedom” is so overly used—and frequently abused—that it is always in danger of becoming nothing but a cliché. In Another Freedom, Svetlana Boym offers us a refreshing new portrait of the age-old concept. Exploring the rich cross-cultural history of the idea of freedom, from its origins in ancient
Freedom's Embrace
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: J. Melvin Woody
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-01 - Publisher: Penn State Press

To be free is to escape all limitations and obstacles&—or so we think at first. But if we probe further, we discover that freedom embraces its own necessities, a set of conditions without which it could not exist. Freedom's Embrace explores these necessities of freedom. J. Melvin Woody surveys competing
The Bonds of Freedom
Language: en
Pages: 178
Authors: Kristana Arp
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Open Court Publishing

"The Bonds of Freedom is the first full-scale analysis of Beauvoir's existentialist ethics, as laid out in her important work, The Ethics of Ambiguity, written in 1946. Kristana Arp traces the central themes of Beauvoir's ethics back to her earlier philosophical essays and to literary works such as The Blood
Freedom
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Y?ld?z Silier
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-04 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Isaiah Berlin made a now classic distinction between negative and positive conceptions of freedom. This book, first published in 2005, introduces a fresh way of looking at these conceptions and presents a new defence of the positive conception of freedom. Revealing how the internal debate between various versions of negative