Civil rights

On Liberty

Author: John Stuart Mill

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Civil rights

Page: 223

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Democracy

On Liberty

Author: John Stuart Mill

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Democracy

Page: 207

View: 2308

Liberty

On Liberty

Author: John Stuart Mill

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: N.A

Category: Liberty

Page: 207

View: 899

Mill's mission in writing On Liberty can perhaps be best understood by looking at how he discussed his work in his Autobiography. Mill wrote that he believed On Liberty to be about "the importance, to man and society, of a large variety in types of character, and of giving full freedom to human nature to expand itself in innumerable and conflicting directions." This celebration of individuality and disdain for conformity runs throughout On Liberty. Mill rejects attempts, either through legal coercion or social pressure, to coerce people's opinions and behavior. He argues that the only time coercion is acceptable is when a person's behavior harms other people--otherwise, society should treat diversity with respect.
Equality

The Subjection of Women

Author: John Stuart Mill

Publisher: Hayes Barton Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Equality

Page: 188

View: 2126

Political Science

On Liberty

Author: Shami Chakrabarti

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 1846148103

Category: Political Science

Page: 224

View: 1583

On 11 September 2001, our world changed. The West's response to 9/11 has morphed into a period of exception. Governments have decided that the rule of law and human rights are often too costly. In On Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti - who joined Liberty, the UK's leading civil rights organization, on 10 September 2001 - explores why our fundamental rights and freedoms are indispensable. She shows, too, the unprecedented pressures those rights are under today. Drawing on her own work in high-profile campaigns, from privacy laws to anti-terror legislation, Chakrabarti shows the threats to our democratic institutions and why our rights are paramount in upholding democracy.
Philosophy

On Liberty, Utilitarianism and Other Essays

Author: John Stuart Mill

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199670803

Category: Philosophy

Page: 547

View: 9879

Previous edition: published as On liberty and other essays. 1991.
Philosophy

On Liberty and Other Essays

Author: John Stuart Mill,John Gray

Publisher: Hymns Ancient and Modern Ltd

ISBN: 9780192833846

Category: Philosophy

Page: 592

View: 5976

Briefly: Mill's On Liberty is a summary of John Stuart Mill's On Liberty, which is designed to assist university and school-leaving students in acquiring knowledge and understanding this key text in the philosophy of religion. The book closely adheres to Mill's text, enabling the reader to follow each development in the argument as it occurs. An introductory chapter provides a brief introduction to John Stuart Mill and the period in which he wrote and why On Liberty is so significant. Following the detailed summary is a short overview to aid memory. With suggestions for further reading and an extensive glossary of terms found in the On Liberty, this book is a thorough introduction for those starting their study of John Stuart Mill's work.
Philosophy

The Routledge Guidebook to Mill's On Liberty

Author: Jonathan Riley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131754336X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 354

View: 8105

John Stuart Mill’s On Liberty is widely regarded as one of the most influential and stirring pieces of political philosophy ever written. Ever relevant in our increasingly surveillance dominated culture, the essay argues strongly in favour of the moral rights of individuality, including rights of privacy and of freedom of expression. The Routledge Guidebook to Mill’s On Liberty introduces the major themes in Mill’s great book and aids the reader in understanding this key work, covering: the context of Mill’s work and the background to his writing each separate part of the text in relation to its goals, meanings and impact the reception the book received when first seen by the world the relevance of Mill’s work to modern philosophy. With further reading included for each chapter, this text is essential reading for all students of philosophy and political theory, and all those wishing to get to grips with this classic work of political philosophy.
History

Assault on the Liberty

Author: A. Harriette,J.M. Ennes Jr.

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 5872324022

Category: History

Page: N.A

View: 644

Philosophy

On Liberty

A Translation Into Modern English

Author: John Stuart Mill

Publisher: Industrial Systems Research

ISBN: 0906321638

Category: Philosophy

Page: N.A

View: 9614

This is a modern language version of the classic 1859 essay. Essentially, it translates the work into current English with the aim of improving its readability and understandability. The translation is substantive but retains literalness and original word order and grammar as far as possible. Mill's primary concern in On Liberty is with the liberty of the individual. He is fully aware that personal freedom is only a part of freedom. People live in societies and their personal liberty depends on ¿ and contributes to ¿ economic and political institutional (etc.) freedom. In the course of the essay, Mill touches on many wider socio-cultural aspects of liberty. He does not examine them very systematically or in much depth. However, he is not setting out to write a comprehensive treatise on human liberty. Nor does On Liberty just attack state interference with freedom. Mill sets down as a basic principle that neither the state nor society has any business restricting the liberty of people except to prevent injury to others. CONTENTS: EDITORIAL FOREWORD 1: INTRODUCTORY 2: LIBERTY OF THOUGHT & DISCUSSION 3: INDIVIDUALITY: ONE OF THE ELEMENTS OF WELL-BEING 4: THE LIMITS TO THE AUTHORITY OF SOCIETY OVER THE INDIVIDUAL 5: APPLICATIONS
Philosophy

On Liberty and Utilitarianism

Author: John Stuart Mill

Publisher: Bantam Classics

ISBN: 055390499X

Category: Philosophy

Page: 272

View: 6394

These two essays by John Stuart Mill, England's greatest nineteenth-century philosopher, are the fruit of six hundred years of progressive thought about individual rights and the responsibilities of society. Together they provide the moral and theoretical justification for liberal democracy as we know it, and their incalculable influence on modern history testifies not only to the force of their arguments, but also to the power ideas can have over human affairs. From the Hardcover edition.
History

On Liberty

Author: John Stuart Mill

Publisher: Broadview Press

ISBN: 9781551111995

Category: History

Page: 294

View: 2300

Mill predicted that “[t]he Liberty is likely to survive longer than anything else that I have written … because the conjunction of [Harriet Taylor’s] mind with mine has rendered it a kind of philosophic text-book of a single truth, which the changes progressively taking place in modern society tend to bring out in ever greater relief.” Indeed, On Liberty is one of the most influential books ever written, and remains a foundational document for the understanding of vital political, philosophical and social issues. In addition to its many useful appendices, this new edition includes a chronology, bibliography, and a substantial introduction which outlines Mill’s life and works, and sets this central work of 1859 in the context of both his own intellectual development and of the play of ideas and political forces in Victorian society.
Political Science

Mill on Liberty: A Defence

Author: John Gray

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134802862

Category: Political Science

Page: 192

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Mill on Liberty was first published in 1983 and has become a classic of Mill commentary. The second edition reproduces the text of the first in full, and in paperback for the first time. To this, John Gray adds an extensive postscript which defends the interpretation of Mill set out in the first edition, but develops radical criticisms of the substance of Millian and other liberalism. The new edition is intended as a contribution to the current debate about the foundations of liberalism, and it looks closely at the recent seminal contributions to liberal thought by Raz, Feinberg, Rawls and Berlin. Central to its argument is Gray's contention that, like other liberalisms that ground themselves on an ideal of autonomy or individuality, Millian liberalism has a Eurocentric bias that cannot be given rational justification. Gray addresses the question of whether any form of liberal theory, can, in fact, avoid the bias, and concludes that it cannot. This book will be indispensable both to those familiar with On Liberty and to those coming to it for the first time. In addition, the book will also be of great interest to moral and political theorists, to students of law and jurisprudence and to intellectual historians.
History

J. S. Mill: 'On Liberty' and Other Writings

Author: John Stuart Mill

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521379175

Category: History

Page: 289

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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.
Social Science

On Liberty and the Subjection of Women

Author: John Stuart Mill

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141945613

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

View: 3386

A prodigiously brilliant thinker who sharply challenged the beliefs of his age, the political and social radical John Stuart Mill was the most influential English-speaking philosopher of the nineteenth century. Regarded as one of the sacred texts of liberalism, his great work On Liberty argues lucidly that any democracy risks becoming a 'tyranny of opinion' in which minority views are suppressed if they do not conform with those of the majority. Written in the same period as On Liberty, shortly after the death of Mill's beloved wife and fellow-thinker Harriet, The Subjection of Women stresses the importance of equality for the sexes. Together, the works provide a fascinating testimony to the hopes and anxieties of mid-Victorian England, and offer a compelling consideration of what it truly means to be free.
Philosophy

Mill's 'On Liberty'

A Reader's Guide

Author: Geoffrey Scarre

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0826486487

Category: Philosophy

Page: 166

View: 7245

A Reader's Guide to a Classic of Moral and Pollical Philosophy
Philosophy

J.S. Mill's On Liberty in Focus

Author: John Gray,G. W. Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0203402286

Category: Philosophy

Page: 296

View: 9690

This volume brings together J.S. Mills On Liberty and a selection of important essays by such eminent scholars as Isaiah Berlin, Alan Ryan, John Rees, C.L. Ten and Richard Wollheim. As well as providing authoritative commentary upon On Liberty, the essays reflect a broader debate about the philosophical foundations of Mill's liberalism, particularly the question of the connection betweenMill's professed utilitarianism and his commitment to individual liberty. Introduced and edited by John Gray and G.W. Smith, the book will be of interest to students of Mill, to ethical and political philosophers and to anyone interested in the contemporary status of liberalism.
History

Mill's On Liberty

A Critical Guide

Author: C. L. Ten

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521873568

Category: History

Page: 243

View: 8281

This volume of essays covers the whole range of problems raised in and by Mill's On Liberty, including the concept of liberty, the toleration of diversity, freedom of expression, the value of allowing 'experiments in living', the basis of individual liberty, multiculturalism and the claims of minority cultural groups.
Liberty

On Liberty

The Subjection of Women

Author: John Stuart Mill

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Liberty

Page: 394

View: 5129

History

The Attack on the Liberty

The Untold Story of Israel's Deadly 1967 Assault on a U.S. Spy Ship

Author: James Scott

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439166056

Category: History

Page: 384

View: 8549

The definitive account of the infamous 1967 attack on the USS Liberty by Israeli forces and the continuing controversy over what really happened. • Notorious incident: In 1967, Israeli fighter jets and torpedo boats attacked the spy ship uSS Liberty in international waters during the Six-Day War. Thirty-four sailors were killed and more than 170 wounded, many critically injured. Israel claimed mistaken identity, which a U.S. naval court of inquiry confirmed, but that explanation is contradicted by the facts of the case. • Based on new revelations: James Scott has interviewed Liberty survivors, senior u.S. political and intelligence officials, and examined newly declassified documents in Israel and the united States to write this comprehensive, dramatic account. He reveals that officers in Israel’s chain of command were aware of the Liberty’s identity and shows how events in Vietnam prompted the American government to deemphasize the attack despite widespread disbelief of Israel’s story. • Journalist and son of an attack survivor: Scott’s father, John, was an officer and engineer aboard the Liberty who was awarded the Silver Star for helping to save the ship from sinking.