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Published by University of Florida Press in Gainesville .
Written in English

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  • England

Subjects:

  • Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873,
  • Philosophers -- England -- Biography

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StatementPeter Glassman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB1607 .G57 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 188 p. ;
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2853867M
ISBN 10081300814X
LC Control Number84016286

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  In this video, I take a look at John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism. The work is summarized with reference to Jeremy Bentham and Ursula K. Le Guin's The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas, and . Wikipedia - John Stuart Mill. Wikipedia Book - On Liberty. Download M4B (77MB) Download cover art Download CD case insert. On Liberty. John Stuart MILL ( - ) Published in , On Liberty details Mill's view that individuals should be left wholly free to engage in any activity, thought or belief that does not harm others.   A s stated by Mill the topic of On Liberty is the role society should take in interfering with the liberty of an individual, that is, the amount of power that society may legitimately exercise over its people.. The sphere of Mill’s inquiry is the system of a democracy, where the main danger to individual liberty is that of the “tyranny of the majority,” in which minorities are subjected. J. S. Mill: ‘On Liberty’ John Stuart Mill’s On Liberty is one of the few indisputably classic texts in the history of political thought. Its interpretation has, like that of most works which posterity promotes to classic status, been the subject of sustained debate and often fierce controversy since its first publication in .