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The subject of this Essay is not the so-called Liberty of the Will, so unfortunately opposed to the misnamed doctrine of Philosophical Necessity; but Civil, or Social Liberty: the nature and limits of the power which can be legitimately exercised by society over the individual.
John Stuart
Mill
On Liberty
 
John Stuart Mill
 
John Stuart Mill explains “The subject of this Essay is not the so-called Liberty of the Will, so unfortunately opposed to the misnamed doctrine of Philosophical Necessity; but Civil, or Social Liberty: the nature and limits of the power which can be legitimately exercised by society over the individual.” This timeless essay addresses points that resonate into our twenty-first century world.
 
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LONDON: LONGMAN, ROBERTS & GREEN, 1869
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 1999
 
 
  1. Introductory

  2. Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion

  3. Of Individuality, as One of the Elements of Well-Being

  4. Of the Limits to the Authority of Society over the Individual

  5. Applications


 
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