Positive And Negative Liberty Essay

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1. Read the following chapter and comment on the connection between social responsibility and the concepts of positive and negative liberty. Refer to at least two ethical philosophers mentioned in the article. Include the concept of neo-liberalism. Social responsibility theory is where "the media take it upon themselves to elevate their standards, providing citizens with the sort of raw material" (Nerone, J 1995). This means businesses should provide what is beneficial for the society by focusing on consumer interest. The concepts of negative liberty and positive liberty is that negative liberty focuses on "freedom from" while positive liberty focuses on "freedom to" live life the way you prefer (C., 2016). Both liberties have advantages and disadvantages. The…show more content…
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