Essays Tagged: "Isaiah Berlin"

Liberty, Equality, and Justice.

omplishment of total liberty can not be achieved without the complete satisfaction of equality. Sir Isaiah Berlin once said "If you have maximum liberty, then the strong can destroy the weak, and if y ... a magnetic object each has attracting and deflecting energy within them.The statement quoted by Sir Isaiah Berlin portrays his point of view of liberty, equality, and justice. He stated that a society ...

(3 pages) 157 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

In what ways do social liberals seek to amend the classical liberal tradition? Are they right to do so?

urthermore one's life.To see the justification for taxes and welfare, among other state intrusions, Isaiah Berlin's notion of positive liberty is applied to a welfare system. Berlin asserts that prote ...

(7 pages) 42 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Diversity Divided

The late philosopher and intellectual historian Sir Isaiah Berlin (1909-1997), one of the most prominent political thinkers of the 20th century, made an ... ah asserts, indicating that African Americans often isolate themselves from our community. The late Isaiah Berlin questioned whether black immigrants to the Western nations were "ready for assimilatio ... er: IssuesAcross the Disciplines. Ed. Gilbert H. Muller 9th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006.Berlin, Isaiah. "Berlin's Definition of Value Pluralism.", Amartya. "A World ...

(4 pages) 121 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Positives and Negatives Freedom and Liberty

ee variables of agent, constraints, and purposes. Freedom is often spoken of in a very loose sense, Isaiah Berlin in his writings endeavored to point out the two types of liberty, positive and negativ ... ive sense of the term ?liberty?, while previously lauded by other writers, was examined a length by Isaiah Berlin during the 1950?s and 60?s. Publishing several significant essays on the concept, Two ...

(7 pages) 56 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy