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    On Liberty (Penguin Great Ideas) (Paperback) By (author) John Stuart Mill

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    DescriptionIn one of the most influential philosophical works ever writer, John Stuart Mill explores the risks and responsibilities of liberty. Examining the tyranny that can come both from government and from the herd-like opinion of the majority, Mill proposes a freedom to think, unite, and pursue our pleasures as the most important freedoms, as long as we cause no harm to others. "Great Ideas": throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

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    On Liberty
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Stuart Mill
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    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 111 mm
    Height: 181 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 117 g
    ISBN 13: 9780141046945
    ISBN 10: 0141046945

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JH
    BIC subject category V2: JPA, HPS, JPVH
    BISAC V2.8: POL004000
    DC22: 323.44
    BIC subject category V2: HPCD, 3JH
    Thema V1.0: QDH, QDTS, JPA, JPVH
    Penguin Books Ltd
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    26 August 2010
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    John Stuart Mill was born in London in 1806. He became a leading philosophical radical, active as a propagandist in their intellectual and reforming pursuits. In 1826, he began to rethink his stance and examine alternative positions offered by Coleridge and Carlyle. His major works include ON LIBERTY, UTILITARIANISM and THE SUBJUGATION OF WOMEN