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Human Freedom: From Pericles to Measurement
By Alan Dowd
Fred McMahon

This article appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of The Independent Review


Abstract

Before researchers can determine how a country ranks in comparisons of human freedom, they must choose among alternative conceptions of freedom put forth during the past two millennia of political thought. The Human Freedom Index may be the first comprehensive empirical measure based on an intellectually consistent definition of human freedom.

The full article will be posted six months after its initial print publication. In the meantime you may order this issue if you would like to read the full article.





Volume 19 Number 1
Summer 2014

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