Freedom and Culture in Western Society
Routledge – 1997 – 394 pages
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 politics.