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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 freedomnational freedom, freedom from the state, and freedom within the stateas 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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About the Author
DAVID J. SAARI is Professor of Public Affairs at the American University in Washington, D.C. He holds a B.A. and J.D. from the University of Minnesota and is the author of American Court Management (Quorum Books, 1982) and The Court and Free-Lance Reporter Profession (Quorum Books, 1988).
Table of Contents
The Central Question of Freedom and the Truth: Moral Poverty or Moral Progress?
Too Many Freedoms: The Evidence and Arguments
Too Few Freedoms: More Evidence and Arguments
What Is the Truth About American Freedom? Will the Truth Set You Free?
Transforming the Central Question: A Better Perspective of Freedom, A Better Paradigm
Transformed Freedom: Application of Important Conclusions and New Beginnings for the American Dream of Freedom
Transformed Freedom and the Future
Appendix 1: Excerpt from Human Development Report 1991, United Nations
Appendix 2: Excerpts from September 1992 ACIR Report
Appendix 3: Translation of Funeral Oration by Pericles