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The Resource Isaiah Berlin and the politics of freedom : "Two concepts of liberty" 50 years later, edited by Bruce Baum, Robert Nichols

Isaiah Berlin and the politics of freedom : "Two concepts of liberty" 50 years later, edited by Bruce Baum, Robert Nichols

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Isaiah Berlin and the politics of freedom : "Two concepts of liberty" 50 years later
Title
Isaiah Berlin and the politics of freedom
Title remainder
"Two concepts of liberty" 50 years later
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edited by Bruce Baum, Robert Nichols
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Two concepts of liberty 50 years later
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Language
eng
Summary
"Since his death in 1997, Isaiah Berlin's writings have generated continual interest among scholars and educated readers, especially in regard to his ideas about liberalism, value pluralism, and "positive" and "negative" liberty. Most books on Berlin have examined his general political theory, but this volume uses a contemporary perspective to focus specifically on his ideas about freedom and liberty. Isaiah Berlin and the Politics of Freedom brings together an integrated collection of essays by noted and emerging political theorists that commemorate in a critical spirit the recent 50th anniversary of Isaiah Berlin's famous lecture and essay, "Two Concepts of Liberty." The contributors use Berlin's essay as an occasion to rethink the larger politics of freedom from a twenty-first century standpoint, bringing Berlin's ideas into conversation with current political problems and perspectives rooted in postcolonial theory, feminist theory, democratic theory, and critical social theory. The editors begin by surveying the influence of Berlin's essay and the range of debates about freedom that it has inspired. Contributors' chapters then offer various analyses such as competing ways to contextualize Berlin's essay, how to reconsider Berlin's ideas in light of struggles over national self-determination, European colonialism, and racism, and how to view Berlin's controversial distinction between so-called "negative liberty" and "positive liberty." By relating Berlin's thinking about freedom to competing contemporary views of the politics of freedom, this book will be significant for both scholars of Berlin as well as people who are interested in larger debates about the meaning and conditions of freedom"--
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320.01/1
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index present
LC call number
JC571
LC item number
.I72 2013
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non fiction
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bibliography
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  • 1960-
  • 1979-
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  • Baum, Bruce David
  • Nichols, Robert
Series statement
Routledge innovations in political theory
Series volume
49
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  • Berlin, Isaiah
  • Berlin, Isaiah
  • Liberty
  • Liberalism
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Democracy
  • PHILOSOPHY / Political
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Isaiah Berlin and the politics of freedom : "Two concepts of liberty" 50 years later, edited by Bruce Baum, Robert Nichols
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-258) and index
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text
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  • txt
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Contents
Introduction: Berlin and the Politics of Freedom. -- Part I: Berlin in Context. "Two Concepts of Liberty" in Context / James Tully ; In Defense of Berlin: A Reply to James Tully / George Crowder. -- Part II: Rethinking "Positive" and "Negative" Freedom. Defending Isaiah Berlin's Distinctions between Negative and Positive Freedoms / Maria Dimova-Cookson ; Freedom, Autonomy, and Social Selves / John Christman ; Retrieving Positive Freedom and Why It Matters / Carol C. Gould ; Republicanism and the Market in "Two Concepts of Liberty" / Eric MacGilvray. -- Part III: Democratic Pluralism and National Self-Determination. Berlin and Democracy / Ella Myers ; Making Sense of Negative Liberty: Berlin's Antidote to Political Rationalism / Melissa Orlie ; Berlin, Tagore and the Legitimacy of Nationalism / Partha Chatterjee. -- Part IV: Berlin and Critical Theories of Freedom. Berlin, Feminism, and Positive Liberty / Nancy Hirschmann ; From Rationalism to Micro-power: Freedom and its Enemies / Diana Coole ; The World of Negative Liberty: Reading Isaiah Berlin through Weak Ontology / Robert Nichols ; Critical Theory, Ecology, and "What's Wrong With Negative Liberty" / Bruce Baum
Control code
796751149
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 269 pages
Isbn
9780203077559
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(ebk.)
Lccn
2012032025
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
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(OCoLC)796751149
Label
Isaiah Berlin and the politics of freedom : "Two concepts of liberty" 50 years later, edited by Bruce Baum, Robert Nichols
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [247]-258) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Berlin and the Politics of Freedom. -- Part I: Berlin in Context. "Two Concepts of Liberty" in Context / James Tully ; In Defense of Berlin: A Reply to James Tully / George Crowder. -- Part II: Rethinking "Positive" and "Negative" Freedom. Defending Isaiah Berlin's Distinctions between Negative and Positive Freedoms / Maria Dimova-Cookson ; Freedom, Autonomy, and Social Selves / John Christman ; Retrieving Positive Freedom and Why It Matters / Carol C. Gould ; Republicanism and the Market in "Two Concepts of Liberty" / Eric MacGilvray. -- Part III: Democratic Pluralism and National Self-Determination. Berlin and Democracy / Ella Myers ; Making Sense of Negative Liberty: Berlin's Antidote to Political Rationalism / Melissa Orlie ; Berlin, Tagore and the Legitimacy of Nationalism / Partha Chatterjee. -- Part IV: Berlin and Critical Theories of Freedom. Berlin, Feminism, and Positive Liberty / Nancy Hirschmann ; From Rationalism to Micro-power: Freedom and its Enemies / Diana Coole ; The World of Negative Liberty: Reading Isaiah Berlin through Weak Ontology / Robert Nichols ; Critical Theory, Ecology, and "What's Wrong With Negative Liberty" / Bruce Baum
Control code
796751149
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiv, 269 pages
Isbn
9780203077559
Isbn Type
(ebk.)
Lccn
2012032025
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)796751149

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