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Power, state, and freedom

Douglas J. Den Uyl

Power, state, and freedom

an interpretation of Spinoza"s political philosophy

by Douglas J. Den Uyl

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Published by Van Gorcum in Assen, The Netherlands .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spinoza, Benedictus de, 1632-1677.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 169-172.

    StatementDouglas J. Den Uyl.
    SeriesPhilosophia Spinozae perennis ;, 5
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC163.S8 D46 1983
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 172 p. ;
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2786600M
    ISBN 109023219724
    LC Control Number83212790

    Book banning, a form of censorship, occurs when private individuals, government officials, or organizations remove books from libraries, school reading lists, or bookstore shelves because they object to their content, ideas, or advocating a ban complain typically that the book in question contains graphic violence, expresses disrespect for parents and family, is sexually explicit. The fundamental danger to political freedom is the concentration of power. The existence of a large measure of power in the hands of a relatively few individuals enables them to use it to coerce their fellow man. Preservation of freedom requires either the elimination of power where that is possible, or its dispersal where it cannot be eliminated.

    ‘The freedom of MPs to speak the truth as they see it has been a jealously protected right in our Westminster system over the centuries.’ ‘The law gives the government the power to restrict freedom of the press and freedom of assembly and to shut down theaters.’. countries, is to extinguish press freedom, the better to allow a political party, movement, or leader to control information—and to use that control to retain power indefinitely. Further weakening of press freedom in the United States would be a setback for democracy everywhere. FREEDOM OF THE PRESS Press Freedom’s ark orizon 2.

      Freedom and Power collects Lord Acton's most important writings on a theme that would define his reputation for more than a century: the corruptions of power. In addition, the reader learns from his love of liberty as the great creative force in culture and society. This is the great collection of this giant of the late 19th century, published first in and republished by the Mises Institute.   The United States is a national-security state as well. Just like in Russia, the U.S. national-security state wields the power to confront threats to “national security.” Assassination is one of those ways. As a practical matter, this is an omnipotent power. Neither Congress nor the federal judiciary interferes with its exercise.


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