9780140432077

On Liberty

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  • ISBN13:

    9780140432077

  • ISBN10:

    0140432078

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/29/1982
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics
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Summary

In powerful and persuasive prose, Mill asks and answers provocative questions relating to the boundaries of social authority and individual sovereignty. This new edition offers students of political science and philosophy, in an inexpensive volume, one of the most influential studies on the nature of individual liberty and its role in a democratic society.

Table of Contents

Introduction 7(43)
Gertrude Himmelfarb
Notes on Further Reading 50(3)
Note on the Text and Title 53(6)
ON LIBERTY 59
I Introductory
59(16)
II Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion
75(44)
III Of Individuality, as One of the Elements of Well-Being
119(22)
IV Of the Limits to the Authority of Society over the Individual
141(22)
V Applications
163

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