Reclaiming Liberty: From Crisis to Empowerment

Hardcover | October 10, 2012

byM. Bentwich

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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.

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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 multicult...

MIRIAM BENTWICH Lecturer in Bioethics and Political Philosophy at Ben-Gurion University, Israel. Her articles, focused on the intersection of bioethics 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 o...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:October 10, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230285325

ISBN - 13:9780230285323

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Table of Contents

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