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A theory of freedom : from the psychology to the politics of agency

Author: Philip Pettit
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Polity ; Oxford : Blackwell, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A major contribution to the theory of freedom by one of the outstanding political thinkers of our time An original and innovative approach Clearly and accessibly written .

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Pettit
ISBN: 0745620930 9780745620930 0745620949 9780745620947
OCLC Number: 58457791
Description: 193 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction 1 1 Conceptualizing Freedom 6 2 Freedom as Rational Control 32 3 Freedom as Volitional Control 49 4 Freedom as Discursive Control 65 5 Freedom and Collectivization 104 6 Freedom and Politicization 125 7 Freedom and Democratization 152 Conclusion 175 References 180 Index 188
Responsibility: Philip Pettit.
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