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From the Introduction In his Autobiography, Mill predicts that the essay On Liberty is "likely to survive longer than anything else that I have written." He goes on to say that the essay is the expression of a "single truth: " "the importance, to man and society, of a large variety of types of character, and of giving full freedom to human nature to expand itself in innumerable and conflicting directions." In the essay itself, Mill defines his subject as "the nature and limits of the power which can be legitimately exercised by society over the individual." He defends the absolute freedom of individuals to engage in conduct not harmful to others, and the near-absolute freedom to express and discuss opinions of all kinds. Mill's essay survives, as he had predicted, because his powerful message is still widely rejected by the powerful, and by those who continue to seek power over the lives of others.

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Genre: Liberty
Author: John Stuart Mill
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Release: 1863
File: 223 Pages
ISBN-13: HARVARD:HB0O3S

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In his much quoted, seminal work, On Liberty, John Stuart Mill attempts to establish standards for the relationship between authority and liberty. He emphasizes the importance of individuality which he conceived as a prerequisite to the higher pleasures-the summum bonum of Utilitarianism. Published in 1859, On Liberty presents one of the most eloquent defenses of individual freedom and is perhaps the most widely-read liberal argument in support of the value of liberty.

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Author: John Stuart Mill
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release: 2016-08-05
File: 102 Pages
ISBN-13: 1536930369

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On Liberty is a philosophical work by 19th century English philosopher John Stuart Mill, first published in 1859. To the Victorian readers of the time it was a radical work, advocating moral and economic freedom of individuals from the state.

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Genre: Liberty
Author: John Stuart Mill
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Release: 1869
File: 193 Pages
ISBN-13: HARVARD:HN3PHV

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Genre: Liberty
Author: John Stuart Mill
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Release: 1859
File: 207 Pages
ISBN-13: CORNELL:31924032447835

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A wonderful edition... -- Irving Louis Horowitz, Rutgers UniversityAlexander should be commended for making this invaluable material accessible to scholars and students... -- Maria H. Moralies, Florida State UniversityAn impressively compact and engaging introduction and a well-chosen selection of ancillary materials... -- Eileen Gillooly, Columbia UniversityThe introduction offers fresh insights... --Thomas Christiano, University of Arizona

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: John Stuart Mill
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
Release: 1978-09-01
File: 139 Pages
ISBN-13: 0915144433

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Presents the text of four essays by nineteenth-century English philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill, and includes textual and explanatory notes, chronology, and introduction.

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Genre: Political Science
Author: John Stuart Mill
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release: 1998
File: 592 Pages
ISBN-13: 0192833847

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Previous edition: published as On liberty and other essays. 1991.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: John Stuart Mill
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release: 2015
File: 547 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780199670802

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Mill's "On Liberty" is a statement in favour of the rights of the individual. This text introduces and assesses Mill's life and the background of "On Liberty". The ideas of the work are considered along with the continuing importance of Mill's work to philosophy and political thought today.

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Genre: Political Science
Author: Associate Professor Murphy Institute Jonathan Riley
Publisher: Psychology Press
Release: 1998
File: 241 Pages
ISBN-13: 0415141893

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On Liberty has become celebrated as the most powerful defence of the freedom of the individual, and is now widely regarded as the most important theoretical foundation for Liberalism as a political creed. The Subjection of Women is a powerful indictment of the political, social, and economic position of women. This edition, first published in 1989, brings together these two classic texts, plus Mill's posthumous Chapters on Socialism, his somewhat neglected examination of the strengths and weaknesses of various forms of socialism. The editor's substantial introduction places these three works in the context both of Mill's life and of nineteenth-century intellectual and political history. There is also a chronology of Mill's life, a bibliographical guide, and a biographical appendix of names cited in the texts.

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Genre: History
Author: John Stuart Mill
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 1989-08-25
File: 289 Pages
ISBN-13: 0521379172

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This volume of essays covers the whole range of problems raised in and by Mill's On Liberty, including the concept of liberty, the toleration of diversity, freedom of expression, the value of allowing 'experiments in living', the basis of individual liberty, multiculturalism and the claims of minority cultural groups.

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Genre: History
Author: C. L. Ten
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2008
File: 243 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780521873567

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