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On Liberty: bold-faced thoughts on free will, free speech, and the importance of individuality

On Liberty: bold-faced thoughts on free will, free speech, and the importance of individuality

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On Liberty, John Stuart Mill's classic critique of the ethical limits of governmental authority, remains one of the most influential philosophical treatises ever written. This edition, in our popular Bold-Faced series, prompts readers to reflect on the importance of free will, free speech, and dissent in a democratic society. It features an informative

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On Liberty, John Stuart Mill's classic critique of the ethical limits of governmental authority, remains one of the most influential philosophical treatises ever written. This edition, in our popular Bold-Faced series, prompts readers to reflect on the importance of free will, free speech, and dissent in a democratic society. It features an informative introduction by series editor Laura Ross along with highlighted passages and writing exercises. Mills's thoughtful analysis addresses many of today's most pressing and contentious political issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781402798801
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
08/07/2012
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
File size:
621 KB

Meet the Author


John Stuart Mill was born in a suburb of London on May 20, 1806. By age ten he was reading classical authors in their original languages and was proficient in history, algebra, and geometry. Soon after, he began to study logic, political economy, and law. He was elected to Parliament in 1865. Mill died in Avignon, France, on May 7, 1873.

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