Isaiah Berlin, Two Concepts of Liberty

Isaiah Berlin, Two Concepts of Liberty

Isaiah Berlin, Two Concepts of Liberty

In this classic 1958 study, Berlin advocates more precise and nuanced political terminology, in which the superficially understood concept of freedom can obscure many meanings. Berlin analyzes two concepts of freedom – “negative freedom”, ie. freedom from one’s interference, which he believes comes from the British tradition, and “positive freedom,” or freedom of self-mastery, which reveals not what we are free from. Berlin reveals how these two different conceptions of freedom can be at odds with each other.а с друга. 

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