Considerations on Representative Government / Edition 1

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Overview

Mill's major work on political democracy which was first published in 1861.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780879756703
  • Publisher: Prometheus Books
  • Publication date: 5/28/1991
  • Series: Great Books in Philosophy
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1
  • Sales rank: 1,013,274
  • Lexile: 1470L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.33 (h) x 0.84 (d)

Meet the Author

Geboren am 20.05.1806 in Pentonville/London, gestorben am 08.05.1873 in Avignon.

John Stuart Mill war ein englischer Philosoph und Ökonom und einer der einflussreichsten liberalen Denker des 19. Jahrhunderts. Er war Anhänger des Utilitarismus, der von dem Lehrer und Freund seines Vaters, Jeremy Bentham, entwickelt wurde. Er kann zur klassichen Ökonomie gezählt werden und gilt als Vollender des klassischen Systems, zugleich als sozialer Refomer.

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Table of Contents

1. To what extent forms of government are a matter of choice; 2. The criterion of a good form of government; 3. That the ideally best form of government is representative government; 4. Under what social conditions representative government is inapplicable; 5. Of the proper functions of representative bodies; 6. Of the infirmities and dangers to which representative government is liable; 7. Of true and false democracy. Representation of all and representation of the majority only; 8. Of the extension of the suffrage; 9. Should there be two stages of election?; 10. Of the mode of voting; 11. Of the duration of Parliaments; 12. Ought pledges to be required from Members of Parliament; 13. Of a second chamber; 14. Of the executive in a representative government; 15. Of local representative bodies; 16. Of nationality, as connected with representative government; 17. Of federal representative governments; 18. Of the government of dependencies by a free state.

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