Reclaiming Liberty: From Crisis to Empowerment - Bentwich, Miriam
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Based on a reconstruction of earlier liberal conceptions of liberty (the political theories of John Locke & J.S. Mill), this book stresses the empowering nature of liberal freedom and explains why such a concept of liberty better addresses two key contemporary challenges in liberal theory and praxis: wealth redistribution and multiculturalism.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Based on a reconstruction of earlier liberal conceptions of liberty (the political theories of John Locke & J.S. Mill), this book stresses the empowering nature of liberal freedom and explains why such a concept of liberty better addresses two key contemporary challenges in liberal theory and praxis: wealth redistribution and multiculturalism.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
  • 2012
  • Seitenzahl: 146
  • Erscheinungstermin: 10. Oktober 2012
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 218mm x 140mm x 15mm
  • Gewicht: 333g
  • ISBN-13: 9780230285323
  • ISBN-10: 0230285325
  • Artikelnr.: 35053614
Autorenporträt
Miriam Bentwich is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Medical Humanities at the Faculty of Medicine, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Her articles, focused on the intersection of bioethics, medical ethics and political philosophy, have been published in top academic journals. She was previously a Fulbright fellow at the University of Notre Dame and a visiting scholar at the University of Toronto.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction Liberty in Crisis: from Berlin's Division to Contemporary Practical Challenges Empowering Liberty: Liberty as Interrelated Self & Societal Empowerment Empowering Liberty and Debates about Redistributive Policies Empowering Liberty in a Multicultural Society: A Liberal-Democratic View Empowering Liberty From a Conservative Religious Group's Perspective Conclusion