What's the difference between freedom and liberty?

[T]he terms ‘liberty’ and ‘freedom’ are normally used interchangeably by political and social philosophers. Although some attempts have been made to distinguish between liberty and freedom…., generally speaking these have not caught on. Neither can they be translated into other European languages, which contain only the one term, of either Latin or Germanic origin (e.g. liberté, Freiheit), where English contains both.

- Ian Carter, Positive and Negative Liberty (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

Freedom and choice

Choice is necessary for freedom, but not sufficient.

Some people giving orders and others obeying them: this is the essence of servitude. Of course, as Hospers smugly observes, "one can at least change jobs," but you can't avoid having a job — just as under statism one can at least change nationalities but you can't avoid subjection to one nation-state or another. But freedom means more than the right to change masters.
Bob Black, The Libertarian As Conservative by Bob Black


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