A History of Freedom of Thought (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

A History of Freedom of Thought (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by J. B. Bury
     
 

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“Freedom of thought, in any valuable sense, includes freedom of speech.” So writes J. B. Bury in the introduction to this history of the struggle for intellectual freedom. This classic work examines the history of freedom of expression from ancient Greece through the nineteenth century, noting key movements in history such as the Age of Reason and

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“Freedom of thought, in any valuable sense, includes freedom of speech.” So writes J. B. Bury in the introduction to this history of the struggle for intellectual freedom. This classic work examines the history of freedom of expression from ancient Greece through the nineteenth century, noting key movements in history such as the Age of Reason and individuals like J. S. Mill who championed freedom of thought.

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ISBN-13:
9781411448520
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/05/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
268
File size:
231 KB

Meet the Author

J. B. Bury (1861–1927) was an Irish historian and classical scholar. He was a professor at Trinity College and Cambridge University, where he authored many important works. Scholarly yet accessible, his books include This History of the Later Roman Empire, The Life of St. Patrick and His Place in History, and A History of Freedom of Thought.

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