Essays Tagged: "Two Concepts of Liberty"


pass" 'the theory of laissez-faire assumed that the state would hold the ring' (Hobhouse 1964: 49). Two significant implications are that the state may not use its coercive apparatus for the purpose o ... ht expanded into other characteristics determined by political and social philosophy, which brought two new concepts positive and negative liberalism. John Stuart Mill was one such theorist who formal ...

(4 pages) 216 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Positives and Negatives Freedom and Liberty

Introduction What began with a simple distinction between two concepts of freedom has progressed from this to the recognition that freedom might be defined in ... 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 negative, that exist within society. This essay will compare and ... ill compare and contrast the concept of positive and negative liberty and conclude which out of the two, is that of the better view.The Structure of this Essay I will commence by giving a brief histor ...

(7 pages) 56 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy