Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Mill on Liberty

Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Mill on Liberty

by Jonathan Riley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415141885

ISBN-13: 9780415141888

Pub. Date: 05/06/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This Routledge Philosophy GuideBook introduces John Stuart Mill and one of his major works, On Liberty. We see that in On Liberty Mill outlines the importance of moral rights, respect for rule of law, and individuality.
Written with students in mind, Jonathan Riley gracefully eases the reader into Mill's work, life, and philosophy. An ideal read

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This Routledge Philosophy GuideBook introduces John Stuart Mill and one of his major works, On Liberty. We see that in On Liberty Mill outlines the importance of moral rights, respect for rule of law, and individuality.
Written with students in mind, Jonathan Riley gracefully eases the reader into Mill's work, life, and philosophy. An ideal read for those coming to Mill for the first time, and for anyone with an interest in political philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415141888
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/06/1998
Series:
Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1General Introduction1
1Mill and the Liberty3
Pt. 2The Argument of on Liberty37
2Introductory (Chapter I, paras 1-16)39
3Of the liberty of thought and discussion (Chapter II, paras 1-44)55
4Of Individuality, as one of the elements of well-being (Chapter III, paras 1-19)73
5Of the limits to the authority of society over the individual (Chapter IV, paras 1-21)91
6Applications (Chapter V, paras 1-23)111
Pt. 3General Issues149
7Liberal utilitarianism151
8Liberty, individuality and custom167
9The doctrine of Liberty in practice189
Notes211
Bibliography223
Index235

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