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Critique of FreedomThe Central Problem of Modernity$
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Otfried Höffe

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780226465906

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226466064.001.0001

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Constitutional Democracy

Constitutional Democracy

Chapter:
(p.175) 11 Constitutional Democracy
Source:
Critique of Freedom
Author(s):

Otfried Höffe

, Nils F. Schott
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226466064.003.0011

This chapter addresses the role of freedom in a constitutional democracy through a consideration of law, political rule, and individual rights. The author advances an account of what liberal rule consists of, what rights it does or does not guarantee, and what gives it legitimacy.

Keywords:   freedom, constitutional democracy, law, political rule, individual rights, liberal rule, legitimacy

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