Prof. dr hab. Sabina Kruszyńska
University of Gdańsk
English abstract: The author of the article by analyzing and interpreting Constant’s texts performs detailed reconstruction of the idea of freedom included in these texts. The author shows a close connection between Constant’s idea of freedom and of ideas developed by the French thinker and politician in his work on religion. Known classifications (made by Constant) between the individual and political freedom and between freedom of the ancient and modern thereby obtain specific philosophical justification.
Keywords: Benjamin Constant, freedom, religion, freedom of the ancient and modern, individual and political freedom
Published: Number 2(11)/2015, pp. 69-85.
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