Solidarity in liberal democracies is pluralistic, argues political scientist Ira Katznelson; it allows particularities of time and place while satisfying a widely held human interest. Democracy, too, takes a variety of forms and is best measured by historical standards.
is an editor of Res Publica Nowa. Political scientist, philosopher and PhD student at the Department of Political Science at the Pedagogical University of Krakow. Focuses on contemporary discourse of political philosophy. She is a member of the Eurozine Editorial Board.