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Freedom needs friction: lessons in choice from French history

10 mins | Sep 26, 2020
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How our modern aspirations for freedom require a multitude of choices. In the wake of the 1789 revolution, French society became a living exercise in political science where questions of freedom preoccupied national debates. Professor Larry S. McGrath turns to the country's history and studies the lessons it can teach to today's society.
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