J. S. Mill's On Liberty in Focus

J. S. Mill's On Liberty in Focus

by John Gray (2)
     
 

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This volume brings together J.S. Mills On Liberty and a selection of important essays by such eminent scholars as Isaiah Berlin, Alan Ryan, John Rees, C.L. Ten and Richard Wollheim. As well as providing authoritative commentary upon On Liberty, the essays reflect a broader debate about the philosophical foundations of Mill's liberalism, particularly

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This volume brings together J.S. Mills On Liberty and a selection of important essays by such eminent scholars as Isaiah Berlin, Alan Ryan, John Rees, C.L. Ten and Richard Wollheim. As well as providing authoritative commentary upon On Liberty, the essays reflect a broader debate about the philosophical foundations of Mill's liberalism, particularly the question of the connection betweenMill's professed utilitarianism and his commitment to individual liberty. Introduced and edited by John Gray and G.W. Smith, the book will be of interest to students of Mill, to ethical and political philosophers and to anyone interested in the contemporary status of liberalism.

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ISBN-13:
9780415010016
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/1991
Series:
Philosophers in Focus Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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