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Modern Liberty: And the Limits of Government
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Modern Liberty: And the Limits of Government (Paperback)

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In this impassioned defense of liberty, renowned Harvard law professor Charles Fried argues that the seemingly unimpeachable goals of equality and community are often the most potent rivals of freedom. Declared a "spirited, sophisticated manifesto" by the New York Times Book Review, Modern Liberty demonstrates how the dense tangle of government regulations both supports and threatens our personal liberties. Armed with Fried's insights, readers will be better able to defend themselves against those on both the left and the right who would, even with the best intentions, restrict their liberty.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical control & freedomsPolitical oppression & persecutionHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical science & theory Publisher: WW Norton & Co Publication Date: 17/11/2007 ISBN-13: 9780393330458  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Charles Fried, the Beneficial Professor Law at the Harvard Law School, has taught and written about legal philosophy and constitutional law for over forty years. He served as solicitor general of the United States in the Reagan administration and as a judge on the highest court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. His books include Modern Liberty and the Limits of Government, Right and Wrong, and (with his son, Gregory Fried) Because It Is Wrong.

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