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Aspects of American liberty

philosophical, historical, and political : addresses presented at an observance of the Bicentennial year of American independence by the American Philosophical Society, April 22-24, 1976.

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      • Includes bibliographical references and index.

        StatementThe Society
        PublishersThe Society
        LC Classifications1977
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 90 p. :
        Number of Pages66
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 100871691183
        2v. 118.
        3Memoirs of the American Philosophical Society ;

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Kramer 2003 endorses a trivalent conception according to which freedom is identified with ability and unfreedom is the prevention by others of outcomes that the agent would otherwise be able to bring about.

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