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Chris Surprenant
Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Individual freedom plays a central role in Immanuel Kant’s moral and political philosophy. He writes, “Freedom (independence from being constrained by another’s choice, insofar as it can coexist with the freedom of every other in accordance with a universal law, is the only original right belonging to every man by virtue of his humanity." Kant’s moral and political philosophy both center on freedom.

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