place of flight—and marronage in particular—in our major theories of freedom.
Roberts classifies the leading theories of freedom into two types: positive and negative. He sees theorists such as ThomasHobbes and Isaiah Berlin as representatives of negative theories and Hannah Arendt as an example of
new one in the place’. John Locke, Two Treatises of Government , ed. Peter Laslett (Cambridge, 1988), §. 175, 385. 34 Robert A. Williams, Linking Arms Together: American Indian Treaty Visions of Law and Peace, 1600–1800 (Oxford, 1997), ch. 1; ThomasHobbes, Leviathan , ed. Richard Tuck (Cambridge
values are given. 1
This tendency is especially charged when it comes to the understanding of freedom as a social value. Contemporary theorists mirror the thinking of liberal empiricist philosophers from ThomasHobbes to David Hume to John Stuart Mill in specifying the conditions of liberty (and its