How can we define ‘freedom’ in the modern age?
John Tanburn considers this question in his philosophical-political work, A Free Country? which was originally published in May by The Book Guild to mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna CartaWe believe we live in a ‘free country’: but do we? To what extent have over-legislation, bad law, the surveillance society and a declining interest in participatory democracy eroded and reduced our freedom? How should we define ‘freedom’ in the modern age? This highly readable and thought-provoking book explores these issues and more, examining the concept of freedom in relation to human rights,