basics of liberalism

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  • basics of liberalism
    • strong belief in political reform
    • maximising individuals freedom
      • importance of the individual
    • distrust of state power
      • impacts individuals freedom
    • freedoms granted by law
      • protection of civil liberties
    • state shouldn't intrude on personal freedoms
      • except to protect others from harm
    • state authority
      • based on consent
    • power dispersed through society
      • oligarchy: small group of people having control
        • can limit freedoms
    • foundations of modern liberalism
      • provision of human rights
      • adam smith
      • john Stuart mill
  • foundations of modern liberalism
    • provision of human rights
    • adam smith
    • john Stuart mill

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