The presented text includes a review of various philosophical approaches to freedom categories, which, according to the author, is a relational term and experience. In his arguments, the researcher discusses freedom in correlation with i.a. such topics as independence, rootedness, sovereignty, the ability to act autonomously and to make independent decisions, etc. In his contemplations, the author elucidates the category of freedom both from a negative and a positive point of view, referring to the thoughts of Epictetus, G.W.F. Hegel, H. Bergson, F. Nietsche, E. Mounier, J.P. Sartre, R. Ingarden, and M. Buber.