The Routledge Guidebook to Mill's On Liberty

The Routledge Guidebook to Mill's On Liberty

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John Stuart Milla€™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 Milla€™s On Liberty introduces the major themes in Milla€™s great book and aids the reader in understanding this key work, covering: the context of Milla€™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 Milla€™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.But the reader must go elsewhere for further discussion of the apparent structure of this distinctive Millian creed (see Riley 2009, 2010a, 2010b, 2010c, 2012, 2013b, 2014, 2015a, 2015b, forthcoming-a). a#39;TEXT-BOOK OF A SINGLE TRUTHa#39; anbsp;...

Title:The Routledge Guidebook to Mill's On Liberty
Author:Jonathan Riley
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-06-26


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