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Hannah Arendt, Liberalism, and Freedom from Politics

Abstract:

Arendt presents her defense of political freedom as a challenge to the liberal convention, in which freedom is allegedly conceptualized as “freedom from politics.” But her comments on liberal theories of freedom are scattered and unsystematic, and they raise a series of questions. Is her understanding of liberal freedom accurate? If it is not, why does she misconstrue liberal freedom as she does? And does her limited understanding of liberalism undermine her defense of political freedom? This...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1007/978-3-030-11695-8_2

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy
Oxford college:
Wolfson
ORCID:
0000-0002-9668-4704

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy
Oxford college:
Wolfson
Role:
Editor
ORCID:
0000-0002-9668-4704
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan Publisher's website
Pages:
17-45
Series:
Philosophers in Depth
Host title:
Arendt on Freedom, Liberation, and Revolution
Publication date:
2019-03-07
DOI:
Pubs id:
pubs:944879
URN:
uri:812939b9-3ef9-4851-9d26-73b92f763fbb
UUID:
uuid:812939b9-3ef9-4851-9d26-73b92f763fbb
Local pid:
pubs:944879
ISBN:
978-3-030-11695-8

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