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To get there one needs to add the existence of a social agency (a state, say) who is ‘the real me’ and thus all of whose actions are really mine so that none of its actions against me can even in principle count as coercion. 29 Contrary to the lineage traced 27 28 29 Hackett, 2003 ); G. W. F. Hegel, Elements of the Philosophy of Right, ed. A. W. Wood (Cambridge University Press, 1991 ). Berlin, Four Essays, pp. xliii–xlix; Geuss, ‘Freedom as an Ideal’, p. 89. Taylor, ‘What’s Wrong with Negative Liberty’, and Geuss, ‘Freedom as an Ideal’.
Kramer, The Quality of Freedom (Oxford University Press, 2003), I. ’, in C. Laborde and J. ), Republicanism and Political Theory (London: Routledge, 2008), pp. 58–82. ‘Private’ freedom 23 Liberal contractarianism also duly follows suit, with the added notion that this private sphere, this sphere that is ‘free from interference’, is safeguarded by inalienable rights that keep state intervention to a minimum. 13 Freedom and unfreedom are understood relative to potential impediments or obstacles created by the actions of others and dependent upon whether they had a right to act as they did: ‘Other people’s actions place limits on one’s available opportunities.
Private’ freedom What is it to be free? Some argue that to be free is to act unimpeded, to do what one wants or chooses without external obstacle or impediment. 1 This way of thinking about freedom has its source in the political writings of Thomas Hobbes, who argues thus in his famous seventeenth-century tract, Leviathan (1651): ‘By Liberty, is understood, according to the proper signification of the word, the absence of external impediments’; and, later, ‘Liberty or Freedome, signifieth (properly) the 1 J.