Burke and Negative Freedom:Burke's Reflection on Modern Liberalism
Burke's concept of liberty has played an ambiguous role in Berlin's classification of freedom. How to understand Burke's position in the development of modern liberalism is an everlasting debate in academia. This paper tries to first explore Burke's criticism of modern natural law school,then clarifying Burke's concept of liberty from his views on property rights. The paper reveals that Burke's liberty goes beyond the binary opposition of negative and positive freedom. In conclusion,from the perspective of Burke's analysis,it is difficult for Berlin's remedy to overcome the fundamental problems caused by modern politics.
【CateGory Index】： D081