Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.
Is contained in
Has as a commentary on the text
References to this work on external resources.
Wikipedia in English (1)
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0140432078, Paperback)'Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign'. To this 'one very simple principle' the whole of Mill's essay "On Liberty" is dedicated. While many of his immediate predecessors and contemporaries, from Adam Smith to Godwin and Thoreau, had celebrated liberty, it was Mill who organized the idea into a philosophy, and put it into the form in which it is generally known today. The editor of this essay, Gertrude Himmelfarb records responses to Mill's books and comments on his fear of 'the tyranny of the majority'. Dr. Himmelfarb concludes that the same inconsistencies which underlie "On Liberty" continue to complicate the moral and political stance of liberals today.
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:41:17 -0400)
Two works by the political and social radical English-speaking philosopher. One is regarded as a sacred text of liberalism. The other stresses the importance of equality for the sexes. These works provide a testimony to the hopes and anxieties of mid-Victorian England, and offer a consideration of what it truly means to be free.
(summary from another edition)
An edition of this book was published by Audible.com.
Two editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.
Two editions of this book were published by Yale University Press.
Is this you?
Become a LibraryThing Author.