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Oppression and liberty

Simone Weil

Oppression and liberty

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Published by Routledge and Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published as "Opression et liberté", Gallimard, 1955.

Statementtranslated from the French by Arthur Wills and John Petrie.
The Physical Object
Pagination159p.,23cm
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22834032M

Young, I. M. (). Five Faces of Oppression. (E. Hackett, & S. Haslanger, Eds.) Theorizing Feminisms, “Five Faces of Oppression” by Iris M. Young () attempts to create an objective criteria by which we can judge the existence and levels of oppression of different groups. Young argues that oppression is a structural concept, preserved.


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Reflections Concerning the Causes of Liberty and Social Oppression The present period is one of those when everything that seems normally to constitute a reason for living dwindles away, when one must, on pain of sinking into confusion or apathy, call everything in question again.

The liberal vision employs only the moral color receptors cognitive tools of care/harm, fairness/cheating, and liberty/oppression. These are the Big E of the moral visual acuity chart. They, and the Liberal vision, are focused almost entirely. Most of her work was published posthumously, to widespread acclaim.

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Vargas Llosa's book is superb at diagnosing Latin America's ills but less persuasive at explaining them. The book's last chapter, calling for Liberty for Latin America, provides a powerful set of motivations for change, even if the prescriptions offered here require closer attention.

Only wise policy choices will make Latin America's peoples Pages: Rather than simply depicting the ordinary childhood struggles of homework and unfair teachers, Narayan uses these familiar obstacles to enact a smaller version of the colonial oppression that suffuses the book.

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"Without freedom of thought there can be no such thing as wisdom; and no such thing as public liberty, without freedom of speech." "Freedom of speech is a principal pillar of a free government; when this support is taken away, the constitution of a free society is dissolved, and tyranny is erected on its ruins.

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“Liberty for Latin America is a gripping account of five hundred years of Latin American oppression. But it’s not just another re-cycle of that well-worn story. Far from it. Vargas Llosa marshals an impressive array of evidence to successfully make his incisive case: no rule of law, no liberty, no progress.

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