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.
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.