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On Liberty

On Liberty - 78 edition

On Liberty - 78 edition

ISBN13: 9780915144433

ISBN10: 0915144433

On Liberty by John Stuart Mill and Elizabeth  Ed. Rapaport - ISBN 9780915144433
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 78
Copyright: 1978
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co.
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On Liberty by John Stuart Mill and Elizabeth  Ed. Rapaport - ISBN 9780915144433

ISBN13: 9780915144433

ISBN10: 0915144433

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 78
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Summary

Discussed and debated from time immemorial, the issue of personal liberty went without codification until the 1859 publication of Mill's enduring and eloquent treatise. In powerful and persuasive prose, Mill asks and answers provocative questions relating to the boundaries of social authority and individual sovereignty. This new edition offers students of political science and philosophy, in an inexpensive volume, one of the most influential studies on the nature of individual liberty and its role in a democratic society.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Editorial Note
A Note on the Life and Thought of John Stuart Mill 1
A Reading of On Liberty 28
On Liberty
Ch. I Introductory 73
Ch. II Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion 86
Ch. III Of Individuality, as One of the Elements of Well-Being 121
Ch. IV Of the Limits to the Authority of Society over the Individual 139
Ch. V Applications 156
Rethinking On Liberty A Freedom Both Personal and Political 179
On Liberty: A Revaluation 197
Mill's Liberty and the Problem of Authority 208
Mill as a Critic of Culture and Society 224
Bibliography 247

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