Professor David Mattingly, Chairman of the Society, describes some of its activities and achievements in recent months.
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Published in Review, July-December 2001.
Introductory remarks for [British Academy] Review, July-December 2001 issue.
Professor Robert Bennett FBA, Chairman of the British Academy's Graduate Studies Review Committee, reports on the main findings and recommendations of the Review.
Professor Quentin Skinner FBA delivered the inaugural Isaiah Berlin Lecture at the Academy on 21 November 2001. The title of his lecture was ‘A Third Concept of Liberty’, referring to Isaiah Berlin’s famous essay propounding two concepts of liberty, positive and negative. In this edited extract he illustrates the long history of a third concept, that living in subjection to the will of others places limits on our liberty.