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Considerations on Representative Government (Great Books in Philosophy)

Considerations on Representative Government (Great Books in Philosophy)

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by John Stuart Mill
     
 

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In this powerful work, John Stuart Mill sets forth representative government as the most sensible compromise between unreflective rule by the masses and the self-indulgence of the few. The reader of this volume senses that Mill is being pulled in opposing directions: steadfastly committed to majority rule with minority rights while at the same time being just enough

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In this powerful work, John Stuart Mill sets forth representative government as the most sensible compromise between unreflective rule by the masses and the self-indulgence of the few. The reader of this volume senses that Mill is being pulled in opposing directions: steadfastly committed to majority rule with minority rights while at the same time being just enough of an aristocrat to believe that the masses need examplars to emulate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781615924561
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
05/01/1991
Series:
Great Books in Philosophy
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
374 KB

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