Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought: J. S. Mill: 'On Liberty' and Other Writings
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Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought: J. S. Mill: 'On Liberty' and Other Writings

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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.
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  • Paperback | 332 pages
  • 140 x 217 x 23mm | 466g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Repr.
  • Worked examples or Exercises
  • 0521379172
  • 9780521379175
  • 142,091

Table of contents

Introduction; Chronology; Bibliographical notes; Acknowledgements and note on the texts; Biographical synopses; On Liberty; The Subjection of Women; Chapters on Socialism; Index.
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About John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill (1806 - 1873) war einer der bedeutendsten politischen Philosophen und der vielleicht bedeutendste angelsächsische Philosoph des 19. Jahrhunderts. Als Hauptvertreter des Utilitarismus widmete er sich in seinem Werk vor allem Fragen der politischen Freiheit, des Allgemeinwohls und den Grenzen des Staates. Er verfasste darüber hinaus eine Frühschrift des Feminismus sowie eine Erörterung der Grundfragen der politischen Ökonomie. Er war vertrat seine liberale Position auch politisch aktiv und war Parlamentsmitglied für die Whigs.
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