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1 The individualist current emphasises negative liberty in opposing restraints upon the free individual while the social current emphasises positive liberty in aiming to achieve the free potential of society through equality and social ownership.
2 Left-wing political philosophy generally couples the notion of freedom with that of positive liberty, or the enabling of a group or individual to determine their own life or realize their own potential.
3 Social anarchists see negative and positive liberty as complementary concepts of freedom.
4 To such libertarians, positive liberty is contradictory since so-called rights must be traded off against each other, debasing legitimate rights which by definition trump other moral considerations.
5 Bookchin claimed that individualist anarchism supports only negative liberty and rejects the idea of positive liberty.
6 Negative liberty has been described as freedom from oppression or coercion and unreasonable external constraints on action, often enacted through civil and political rights, while positive liberty is the absence of disabling conditions for an individual and the fulfillment of enabling conditions, e.g. economic compulsion, in a society.
7 Positive liberty is the possession of the capacity to act upon one's free will, as opposed to negative liberty, which is freedom from external restraint on one's actions.
8 A concept of positive liberty may also include freedom from internal constraints.
9 The concepts of structure and agency are central to the concept of positive liberty because in order to be free, a person should be free from inhibitions of the social structure in carrying out their free will.
10 As positive liberty is primarily concerned with the possession of sociological agency, it is enhanced by the ability of citizens to participate in government and have their voices, interests, and concerns recognized and acted upon.
11 This actor may possess a great deal of negative liberty, but very little Positive Liberty according to Taylor.
12 In the description of positive liberty from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Put in the simplest terms, one might say that a democratic society is a free society because it is a self-determined society, and that a member of that society is free to the extent that he or she participates in its democratic process.
13 In "Recovering the Social Contract", Ron Replogle made a metaphor that is helpful in understanding positive liberty.
14 In this sense, positive liberty is the adherence to a set of rules agreed upon by all parties involved.
15 Therefore, positive liberty is a contractarian philosophy.
16 However, Isaiah Berlin opposed any suggestion that paternalism and positive liberty could be equivalent.
17 He stated that positive liberty could only apply when the withdrawal of liberty from an individual was in pursuit of a choice that individual himself/herself made, not a general principle of society or any other person's opinion.
18 Negative liberty is primarily concerned with freedom from external restraint and contrasts with positive liberty (the possession of the power and resources to fulfil one's own potential).