PS 4 Lecture 1 - Different Kinds of Freedom Individual-Shared o We freedom is undertake under populist freedom o On the other hand there is

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Different Kinds of Freedom Individual-Shared o “We” freedom is undertake under populist freedom o On the other hand there is individualistic freedom (“I”) very economistic o Some think individual freedom stands with limiting what we do and share o Some say we’re too interested in individual freedom that we forget popular sovereignty Negative-Positive (Isaiah Berlin) o Negative Liberty Absence of constraints, impediments Choice v. prohibition Works on question where “no” is being said “Freedom from…" o Positive Liberty Presence of capacity, ability, freedom to do something Ability to do something Ability to enact will o Opposite of negative liberty = constraints o Opposite of positive liberty = inhibition o You can’t travel because fear of outside = lack of positive liberty o Proponents of positive liberty regard negative liberty as a trick o The problem with both Negative-Positive is that they take the individual as the only
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