On liberty

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c1997.
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At the time it was published in 1859, John Stuart Mill's On Liberty was a radical and controversial work; it argued for the right of individuals to possess freedom from the state in moral and economic matters. Mill declares that Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign, contrasting this with the tyranny of the majority. He states that an individual can do anything they like as long as it doesn't harm another - the well-known...
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display_description Since its first publication in 1859, few works of political philosophy have provoked such continuous controversy as John Stuart Mill's "On Liberty", a passionate argument on behalf of freedom of self-expression. This classic work is now available in this volume which also includes essays by scholars in a range of fields. The text begins with a biographical essay by David Bromwich and an interpretative essay by George Kateb. Then Jean Bethke Elshtain, Owen Fiss, Judge Richard A. Posner and Jeremy Waldron present commentaries on the pertinence of Mill's thinking to early 21st century debates. They discuss, for example, the uses of authority and tradition, the shifting legal boundaries of free speech and free action, the relation of personal liberty to market individualism, and the tension between the right to live as one pleases and the right to criticize anyone's way of life.
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subject_facet Electronic books, English literature, Equality, Liberte?, Liberty, Mill, John Stuart, -- 1806-1873, POLITICAL SCIENCE -- History & Theory, POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Civil Rights, POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Human Rights, Representative government and representation, Women's rights
title_display On liberty
title_full On liberty / John Stuart Mill, On liberty / John Stuart Mill ; edited by David Bromwich and George Kateb ; with essays by Jean Bethke Elshtain [and others], On liberty / by John Stuart Mill, On liberty selected and edited by Alan Ryan
title_short On liberty
topic_facet Civil Rights, Equality, History & Theory, Human Rights, Liberte?, Liberty, Mill, John Stuart, POLITICAL SCIENCE, Political Freedom & Security, Representative government and representation, Women's rights