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Visions of liberty : republicanism and liberalism in the current theoretical debate

  title={Visions of liberty : republicanism and liberalism in the current theoretical debate},
  author={Ricardo Pereira da Silva},
For the last two decades, an influent neo-republican movement, coming from both historiography of political thought and normative political theory, has made a case for a concept of liberty which is said to be distinct from communitarian and liberal views. This movement establishes a meaning of liberty that goes beyond the celebrated dichotomy between positive and negative freedom. Historians like Quentin Skinner and normative theorists like Philip Pettit have construed this alleged "neo-roman… 

Citizenship from below: exploring subjective perspectives on German citizenship

  • F. Maier
  • Sociology
    Political Research Exchange
  • 2021
ABSTRACT Citizenship is a contested and multifaceted concept. This article introduces a research design to explore individual perspectives on citizenship in Germany. Its emphasis is on capturing



What's wrong with negative liberty

This is an attempt to resolve one of the issues that separate ‘positive’ and ‘negative’ theories of freedom, as these have been distinguished in Isaiah Berlin's seminal essay, ‘Two concepts of

The Republican Critique of Liberalism

  • Alan Patten
  • History
    British Journal of Political Science
  • 1996
A number of writers have drawn upon the republican tradition in political thought to criticize liberals like Rawls and Dworkin for neglecting the importance of public service and civic virtue. In

Slaves, Prisoners, and Republican Freedom

Philip Pettit’s republican conception of freedom is presented as an alternative both to negative and positive conceptions of freedom. The basic idea is to conceptualize freedom as non-domination, not

On the Slogans of Republican Political Theory

All the contributors to this symposium have their own particular thesis to defend, but they are united at the same time by their concern with a single overarching theme. They are all interested in

Liberty and Leviathan

Hobbes made a distinctive contribution to the discussion of freedom on two fronts. He persuaded later, if not immediate, successors that it is only the exercise of a power of interference that

The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution

I. The Literature of Revolution II. Sources and Traditions III. Power and Liberty: A Theory of Politics IV. The Logic of Rebellion A Note on Conspiracy V. Transformation 1. Representation and Consent

Hobbes and Republican Liberty

Illustrations Acknowledgements Notes on the text Preface 1. Introductory: Hobbes's humanist beginnings 2. The Elements of Law: liberty described 3. The Elements of Law: liberty circumscribed 4. De

Liberty Before Liberalism

Preface 1. The neo-Roman theory of free states 2. Free states and individual liberty 3. Freedom and the historian Bibliography Index.

A Measure of Freedom

Introduction PART I: JUSTICE AND OVERALL FREEDOM 1. The Concept of Overall Freedom 2. The Value of Freedom 3. The Distribution of Freedom 4. Reflective Equilibrium PART II: VALUE BASED FREEDOM 5. The

Negative and Positive Freedom

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