By Peter Liddel
Peter Liddel deals a clean method of the previous challenge of the character of person liberty in historical Athens. He attracts largely on oratorical and epigraphical facts from the past due fourth century BC to examine the ways that rules approximately liberty have been reconciled with principles approximately legal responsibility, and examines how this reconciliation used to be negotiated, played, and offered within the Athenian law-courts, meeting, and during the inscriptional mode of ebook. utilizing sleek political idea as a springboard, Liddel argues that the traditional Athenians held liberty to encompass the massive duties (political, monetary, and army) of citizenship.
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See Ch. 1–2. 38 Rawls on Liberty, Duty, and Obligation ancient context. Indeed, two recent explorations of rights in antiquity have employed modern comparanda in their attempt to make more meaningful the discussion in ancient Greece. 4 This methodology is particularly appropriate given that the interest of this book is in one strand of individual liberty: its relation to the obligations of citizenship—a relation that is developed in the work of John Rawls. The expression of liberty as a network of rights and duties in Rawls’s theory of justice as fairness and political liberalism provides a suitable starting point for an interpretation of the nature of liberty and civic obligation expressed in the sources for the workings of the fourth-century Athenian polis.
Indeed, Klosko’s work has examined how a signiﬁcant obligation such as military service is enforced through political obligations in Germany, the United 118 See Ch. 5. Uses of the term in this sense occur in the following works: Plamenatz (1968); Pateman (1979); Dunn (1980, 1991); P. Harris (1990); Horton (1992); Allison (2003); Rosler (2005). 120 Woozley (1979: 97 n. 7); cf. Kraut (1984: 158). 121 122 123 Rosler (2005). Parekh (1993). Woozley (1979: 97 n. 7). 119 Introduction 31 States, and Israel.
G. Selbourne (1997: 5). Note, however, Horton’s (1992: 90–108) commentary on Rawls’s understanding of political obligation and the criticisms of Hart (1973). 6 See Ch. 2. Rawls on Liberty, Duty, and Obligation 39 between religious and political morality, essential to his thought, did not exist in fourth-century Athens. However, important for employing Rawls’s interpretation is the fact that his idea of liberty emerges in the context of what he envisages to be a well-ordered society: a danger in any elucidation of an ancient idea of liberty is that it might remove it from its social context.