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Freedom and Character Such thoughts suggest that there is, after all, some kind
of conflict between our belief in free will, and our knowledge of causes. The more
we know of the circumstances, the less we are inclined to say that someone is a ...
For Mill the question is the extent to which the individual may be granted freedom
against, or conversely may be constrained by, 'society'. The loose use of the term
'society' by Mill (to mean sometimes civil society, sometimes the state, and ...
freedom, in its true sense, to cancel property rights, or any other right to non-
interference, in the interests of that higher state.) The standard liberal approaches
can be divided into three broad categories: (i) Those that make liberty (in one or ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - neurodrew - LibraryThing
The jacket copy on this book places it with the neo-conservative movement starting with Margaret Thatcher. I suppose that Roger Scruton has the reputation of being a conservative philosopher. He ... Read full review
Modern philosophy: an introduction and surveyUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This extensive survey of topics in modern philosophy as taught in English-speaking universities consists of two parts, about 500 and 100 pages, respectively. The former is the text that presents the ... Read full review