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Farewell to Freedom: A Western Genealogy of Liberty

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Farewell to Freedom: A Western Genealogy of Liberty
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Publisher: University of Westminster Press
ISBN-13: 9781911534600
Number of pages: 218

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From Homeric poems to contemporary works, the author traces the words that express the various notions of freedom in Classical Greek, Latin, and medieval and modern European idioms. Examining writers as varied as Plato, Aristotle, Luther, La Boetie, Hobbes, Rousseau, Kant, Stirner, Nietzsche, and Foucault among others, this theoretical mapping shows old and new boundaries of the horizon of freedom.

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