The morality of freedom

  title={The morality of freedom},
  author={Richard Bellamy},
  journal={History of European Ideas},
  • R. Bellamy
  • Published 1988
  • Philosophy
  • History of European Ideas
The Confucian Conception of Freedom
Attributing a notion of “free will” to Confucian philosophy has serious limitations; it will be more fruitful to draw on contemporary feminist theories of freedom and autonomy, particularly the
The Autonomy-Based Liberalism of Joseph Raz
  • W. Norman
  • Philosophy
    Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence
  • 1989
Ask a practising liberal to define her political creed, and more likely than not she will begin by describing the wonderful life of the free person. That is, in the parlance of modern political
Living According to Conscience
We discuss the proposal of Chandran Kukathas engaged in one of the goals of‎liberal theories: the protection of freedom of conscience. Kukathas proposes‎the metaphor of a liberal archipelago where
The authority of God and the meaning of the atonement
Abstract Substitution and satisfaction theories of the atonement connect suffering or punishment to the possibility of forgiveness. I argue that even the most sophisticated versions of these theories
Freedom of Conscience and the Value of Personal Integrity
Certain philosophers have argued in favour of recognising a (moral and legal) right to freedom of conscience that includes a defeasible right of individuals to live in accordance with their perceived
Alienation, Freedom, and Dignity
ABSTRACT:The topic of alienation has fallen out of fashion in social and political philosophy. It used to be salient, especially in socialist thought and in debates about labor practices in
Standing and the sources of liberalism
Whatever else liberalism involves, it involves the idea that it is objectionable, and often wrong, for the state, or anyone else, to intervene, in certain ways, in certain choices. This article aims
Liberalism, Autonomy and Stability
  • A. Apperley
  • Political Science
    British Journal of Political Science
  • 2000
Supporters of liberal neutrality distinguish between ‘weak’ conceptions of autonomy which operate as background features of liberal democratic regimes, and ‘strong’ conceptions, which amount to
Kantian Personal Autonomy
Jeremy Waldron has recently raised the question of whether there is anything approximating the creative self-authorship of personal autonomy in the writings of Immanuel Kant. After considering the
The Agony of Choice
Moral pluralism is fashionable. However, the implications of moral pluralism for the investment an agent is prepared to make in his practical thinking are potentially self-defeating. In the public