Too Much Liberty? by David J. Saari
Perspectives on Freedom and the American Dream

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David Saari provides an extended essay on the nature of freedom in contemporary America, its historical roots, and its present-day manifestations. Drawing on the fields of history, law, politics, business, and philosophy, this wide-ranging study examines three facets of freedom—national freedom, freedom from the state, and freedom within the state—as they have developed in American law, politics, and society. Each of these facets is carefully defined and then applied to such contemporary issues as authority, property, equality, justice, and privacy.

 

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DAVID J. SAARI is Professor of Public Affairs at the American University in Washington, D.C.
 
Published January 24, 1995 by Praeger. 192 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Mill, Thomas Hobbes or John Locke but even ``exceeds in scope that of the American Constitution and the Bill of Rights.'' His tripartite scheme includes National Freedom (protection from alien domination and despotism), Freedom Within a State (a social contract with citizens) and Freedom From a S...

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