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Author Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873.

Title On Liberty
Published Boston : MobileReference.com, 2010
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Series Mobi Classics
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Contents Go to top; CHAPTER I: INTRODUCTORY; CHAPTER III: ON INDIVIDUALITY, AS ONE OF THE ELEMENTS OF WELLBEING; CHAPTER IV: OF THE LIMITS TO THE AUTHORITY OF SOCIETY OVER THE INDIVIDUAL; CHAPTER V: APPLICATIONS; 9; 8; 7; 6; 5; 4; 3; 2; 1; John Stuart Mill Biography
Summary 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. Perhaps the most memorable point made by Mill in this work, and his basis for liberty, is that "Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign". Mill is compelled to say this in opposition to what he calls the "tyranny of the majority", wherein through control of etiquette and morality, society is an unelected pow
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Subject Liberty.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0141946393 (electronic bk.)
9780141946399 (electronic bk.)