John Stuart Mill and Freedom of Expression: The Genesis of a Theory

John Stuart Mill and Freedom of Expression: The Genesis of a Theory

by K.C. O'Rourke
     
 

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The arguments advanced in the second chapter of On Liberty (1859) have become the touchstone for practically every discussion of freedom of speech, yet the broader development of John Stuart Mill's ideas concerning intellectual liberty has generally been neglected. This work attempts to fill that lacuna by looking beyond On Liberty, in order toSee more details below

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The arguments advanced in the second chapter of On Liberty (1859) have become the touchstone for practically every discussion of freedom of speech, yet the broader development of John Stuart Mill's ideas concerning intellectual liberty has generally been neglected. This work attempts to fill that lacuna by looking beyond On Liberty, in order to understand the evolution of Mill's ideas concerning freedom of thought and discussion.

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ISBN-13:
9781134526574
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/27/2003
Series:
Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
File size:
1 MB

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