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On liberty and other essays, (ebook)

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On liberty and other essays
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On liberty and other essays
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eng
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"On Liberty and Other Essays" brings together the most important works of philosopher and political economist John Stuart Mill. In "On Liberty" Mill eloquently ponders the question of where the line should be drawn between the freedom of individuals and the authority of the state. As he puts it, "The struggle between liberty and authority is the most conspicuous feature in the portions of history with which we are earliest familiar..." Second in this volume, "Utilitarianism" is the classic exposition of the Utilitarian philosophy, the basic principle of which is that one's actions should be guided towards outcomes that create the greatest good for the greatest numbers of people. In "Considerations on Representative Government," Mill makes his arguments for the representative form of government as the ideal one. Lastly, "The Subjection of Women" is an essay co-written with his wife, Harriet Taylor Mill, arguing in favor of equality between the sexes. Arguably one of the most important political thinkers of the modern era, John Stuart's Mill's influence on Western civilization cannot be overstated. This representative selection collects together the principal works from which that reputation is garnered. This edition includes an introduction by A. D. Lindsay
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Midwest
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1806-1873
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Mill, John Stuart
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323.44
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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1948-
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  • Gray, John
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The World's classics
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  • Liberty
  • Utilitarianism
  • Representative government and representation
  • Women's rights
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adult
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On liberty and other essays, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781420954036
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT11908981
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remote
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11908981
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MWT11908981
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On liberty and other essays, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420954036
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11908981
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11908981
System control number
MWT11908981
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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