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Mill's On Liberty stands among the most important achievements in the history of political thought. His arguments are as pertinent today as ever. This much-needed new edition is especially useful, as it includes Steven M. Cahn's helpful annotations as well as an excellent Introduction and thought-provoking Study Guide by C. L. Ten. (Talisse, Robert B.) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Published in 1859, this essay by British philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill (1806-73) remains a major influence upon liberal political thought today. In this work, Mill defines liberty as an absolute individual right, and defends freedom of speech as a necessary condition of social and intellectual progress. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.See all Product Description
JSM's On Liberty certainly stands among the classic works of the Age of Reason. Mill's encyclical is a perfect example of the tendency of the Enlightenment to believe something to... Read morePublished on July 20 2003 by Arthem
It was not Socialism itself that is an evil, but the way it was implemented in some countries, in response to white-anglo-whatever's totally value-less review. Read morePublished on Jan. 27 2003 by Nathaniel Avery
Unlike the clueless and completely contradictory rantings of "white_anglo_saxon_muslim", this book is entirely in favour of the freedom of the individual - personal... Read morePublished on Oct. 10 2002 by Conno
This book represents the beginning of the peversion of classical liberalism (Algernon Sidney, John Trenchard, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry) into the tyranny of modern day... Read morePublished on Nov. 26 2001 by "white-anglo-saxon-muslim"
John Stuart Mill, author of On Liberty, defines the nature of civil liberty, and most importantly, the harm principl. Read morePublished on Nov. 13 2000 by Christy
In On Liberty, Mill attempts to define when the authority of society can rightly limit individuality and the "sovereignty of the individual over himself. Read morePublished on Nov. 6 2000 by "kim96"
John Stuart Mill was a liberal's liberal or a socialist's socialist- ahead of his times (or just hanging on Karl Marx's coattail. Read morePublished on Aug. 5 2000 by R. Setliff
J.S. Mill has written the best promulgation of classical liberalism in his book "On Liberty" (OL). Read morePublished on July 30 2000 by Eric Breitenstein