Mariam Thalos
Professor of Philosophy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Mariam Thalos is distinguished professor of the humanities and department head of philosophy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her most recent book is A Social Theory of Freedom (2016). She lives in Tennessee.

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Political philosophy
Resist and be free

More than false choices and options, the highest freedom lies in being true to oneself and defying the expectations of others

Mariam Thalos