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Mill's on Liberty : Critical Essays - Gerald Dworkin

Mill's on Liberty

Critical Essays

Paperback Published: 28th May 1997
ISBN: 9780847684892
Number Of Pages: 208

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John Stuart Mill's On Liberty (1860) continues to shape modern Western conceptions of individual freedom. In this volume, eight leading Mill scholars comment on this landmark work. Their essays, selected for their importance and accessibility, serve as an excellent introduction to this foundational text. Designed with political philosophy and philosophy of law courses in mind, this collection of essays by the leading Mill scholars is an ideal introduction to On Liberty. Clear and insightful, the essays make clear the continued relevance of Mill's work to contemporary struggles to protect individual rights without harming others. The collection is also useful for courses devoted to Mill at either the undergraduate or graduate level. Mill and Milquetoast, David Lewis. John Stuart Mill and the Harm of Pornography, David Dyzenhaus. Mill and Pornography, Robert Skipper. Paternalism, Gerald Dworkin. Paternalism, Utility, and Fairness, Richard Arneson. Liberty and Harm to Others, David Lyons. Profound Offense, Joel Feinberg. The Doctrine of Liberty in its Application to Morals, James Fitzjames Stephen.

Mill and Milquetoastp. 1
John Stuart Mill and the Harm of Pornographyp. 31
Mill and Pornographyp. 55
Paternalismp. 61
Paternalism, Utility, and Fairnessp. 83
Liberty and Harm to Othersp. 115
Profound Offensep. 137
The Doctrine of Liberty in Its Application to Moralsp. 167
Selected Bibliographyp. 179
Indexp. 181
About the Authorsp. 191
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ISBN: 9780847684892
ISBN-10: 084768489X
Series: Critical Essays on the Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 28th May 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.68 x 14.86  x 1.55
Weight (kg): 0.2