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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 Thomas Hobbes and Isaiah Berlin as representatives of negative theories and Hannah Arendt as an example of

In: New West Indian Guide / Nieuwe West-Indische Gids

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; Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan , ed. Richard Tuck (Cambridge

In: Journal of Early American History

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 Thomas Hobbes to David Hume to John Stuart Mill in specifying the conditions of liberty (and its

In: Journal of Global Slavery