On Liberty

On Liberty

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This volume includes the complete essay in five chapters: Introductory; Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion; Of Individuality, as One of the Elements of Well-being; Of the Limits to the Authority of Society over the Individual; and Applications. With a fine introduction by editor Alburey Castell, this edition also includes line numbers for easy reference, a list of principal dates in the life of John Stuart Mill, and a bibliography.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 118 pages
  • 124 x 187 x 7mm | 122g
  • Wheeling IL, United States
  • English
  • 0882950568
  • 9780882950563

Table of contents

Editor's Introduction vii I. Introductory I II. Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion 15 III. Of Individuality, As One of the Elements of Well-Being 55 IV. Of the Limits to the Authority of Society over the Individual 75 V. Applications 95 Bibliography 118
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About John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill - 1806-1873 - was an English philosopher, economist, and proponent of Utilitarianism. His writings on the subjects of ethics and social and political philosophy influenced English thought in the 19th Century and continue to be read today.

Alburey Castell - 1904-1987 - was born in Canada and taught phiosophy at three U.S. universities. He also lectured at a number of other universities, including Yale and Columbia. He wrote Philosophy and the Teacher's World, which was an essay collection on the philosophy of education.
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