Modern liberty : and the limits of government (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Modern liberty : and the limits of government

Author: Charles Fried
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., ©2007.
Series: Issues of our time (W.W. Norton & Company)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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How has the modern welfare state redefined our notion of individual liberty? Are we free to express ourselves in speech, at work, or through sex? Arguing that equality is often the most potent rival of liberty, legal philosopher and jurist Fried demonstrates how the dense tangle of government regulations both supports and threatens our personal freedoms. Illustrated with examples from contemporary life, this book is  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Fried
ISBN: 0393060004 9780393060003 9780393330458 0393330451
OCLC Number: 70673139
Description: 217 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Liberty : the very idea --
Liberty and its competitors --
Liberty and rights --
Liberty of the mind --
Sex --
Back to work --
The spirit of liberty.
Series Title: Issues of our time (W.W. Norton & Company)
Responsibility: Charles Fried.
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"An erudite, sharp-tongued libertarian, eager to do battle with censors, regulators ... and sanctimonious busybodies of every stripe."-New York Times  Read more...

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"An erudite, sharp-tongued libertarian, eager to do battle with censors, regulators... and sanctimonious busybodies of every stripe." The New York Times"

 
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