J. S. Mill: 'On Liberty' and Other Writings (Paperback)
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Short Description for J. S. Mill: 'On Liberty' and Other Writings Three of Mill's classic texts, On Liberty, The Subjection of Women and the posthumous Chapters on Socialism are brought together in this edition.
- Published: 01 September 1989
- Format: Paperback 332 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780521379175 ISBN 10: 0521379172
- Sales rank: 120,703
Full description for J. S. Mill: 'On Liberty' and Other Writings
On Liberty has become celebrated as the most powerful defence of the freedom of the individual, and is now widely regarded as the most important theoretical foundation for Liberalism as a political creed. The Subjection of Women is a powerful indictment of the political, social, and economic position of women. This edition, first published in 1989, brings together these two classic texts, plus Mill's posthumous Chapters on Socialism, his somewhat neglected examination of the strengths and weaknesses of various forms of socialism. The editor's substantial introduction places these three works in the context both of Mill's life and of nineteenth-century intellectual and political history. There is also a chronology of Mill's life, a bibliographical guide, and a biographical appendix of names cited in the texts.