NCERT Solutions for Class 11 Political Science Political Theory Chapter 2

Freedom Class 11

Chapter 2 Freedom Exercise Solutions

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Exercise : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 30

Q1 :  

What is meant by freedom? Is there a relationship between freedom for the individual and freedom for the nation?


Answer :

  • Freedom is a situation that limits the constraints on individuals and allows them to expand their ability and reach their potential.

  • Freedom allows the full development of an individual's creativity, sensibility, capabilities and the autonomy to make choices.

  • It permits the individuals to exercise their power of reason and judgement.

Yes, there is a relationship between freedom for the individual and freedom for the nation.

  • A free nation allows the full development of individual's talent and ability by making fewer constraints on individuals.

  • An individual is said to be free only if s/he resides in a free nation.

  • A nation is said to be free if it has freedom as one of its principles and only if it has provided this to its people. In this way, individual freedom and national freedom are closely linked together.

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Q2 :  

What is the difference between the negative and positive conception of liberty?


Answer :

Negative liberty

Positive liberty

1.

It defines and defends the area of an individual's life where no external authority can interfere.

i.

It defines the area of society where an individual can be free with some constraints made by the society and the government.

2.

It is not concerned with the conditions of the society.

ii.

It is concerned with the enabling conditions of the society.

3.

It is concerned with explaining the idea of 'freedom from'.

iii.

It is concerned with explaining the idea of 'freedom to'.

4.

This area comes into personal domain of the individual.

iv.

This area comes into social domain of the individual.

5.

More negative liberty leads to more freedom.

v.

More positive liberty checks excess of freedom to an individual, which could be an obstruction for social stability.

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Q3 :  

What is meant by social constraints? Are constraints of any kind necessary for enjoying freedom?


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Q4 :  

What is the role of the state in upholding freedom of its citizens?


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Q5 :  

What is meant by freedom of expression? What in your view would be a reasonable restriction on this freedom? Give examples.


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