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A Brief History of Liberty (Hardcover)

Author: Schmidtz, David

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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 freedomExplores the true meaning of liberty, drawing philosophical lessons about liberty from historyConsiders the writings of key historical figures from Socrates and Erasmus to Hobbes, Locke, Marx, and Adam SmithCombines philosophical rigor with social scientific analysisArgues that liberty refers to a range of related but specific ideas rather than limiting the concept to one definition


Publisher Blackwell Pub
Mfg Part# 9781405170802
SKU 212813807
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1405170808
Release Date 3/4/2013
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0267
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
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