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  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill; Elizabeth Rapaport

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1978; US$ 5.95

    Contents include a selected bibliography and an editor's Introduction broken into two sections. The first section provides a brief sketch of the historical, social, and biographical context in which Mill wrote and the second traces the central line of argument in the text to aid in the comprehension of the essay's structure, method, and major... more...

  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    On Liberty is a philosophical work by 19th century English philosopher John Stuart Mill, first published in 1859. To the Victorian readers of the time it was a radical work, advocating moral and economic freedom of individuals from the state.Perhaps the most memorable point made by Mill in this work, and his basis for liberty, is that "Over himself,... more...

  • The Subjection of Womenby John Stuart Mill

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 3.50

    This landmark in the struggle for human rights, written by the great English philosopher, argues for equality in all legal, political, social and domestic relations between men and women. more...

  • Utilitarianismby John Stuart Mill; George Sher

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2002; US$ 4.45

    This expanded edition of John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism includes the text of his 1868 speech to the British House of Commons defending the use of capital punishment in cases of aggravated murder. The speech is significant both because its topic remains timely and because its arguments illustrate the applicability of the principle of utility... more...

  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill

    Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95

    In his treatise On Liberty (1859) Mill argues that in the past the danger had been that monarchs held power at the expense of the common people and the struggle was one of gaining liberty by limiting such governmental power. But now that power has largely passed into the hands of the people at large through democratic forms of government, the danger... more...

  • Considerations on Representative Governmentby John Stuart Mill

    Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95

    In this powerful work John Stuart Mill sets forth representative government as the most sensible compromise between unreflective rule by the masses and the self-indulgence of the few. On Representative Government is one of the most compelling political essays of the 19th century. more...

  • Utilitarianismby John Stuart Mill

    Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95

    In spite of the numerous ethical discussions in his other writings, Mill's sole contribution to the fundamental problem of the ethical theory was his small volume Utilitarianism . It first appeared in Fraser's Magazine in 1861 and was reprinted in book form in 1863. It remains one of the most important, controversial, and suggestive works of moral... more...

  • The Subjection of Womenby John Stuart Mill

    Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95

    Published in 1869, Mill?s The Subjection of Women is one of the first political tracts to address what was to become known as ?The Woman Question? in Victorian society. Mill?s masterpiece outlines the social inequalities built into the marriage contract, including disparate property rights and women?s familial responsibilities. John Stuart Mill... more...

  • Chapters on Socialismby John Stuart Mill

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.99

    It was in the year 1869 that impressed with the degree in which, even during the last twenty years, when the world seemed wholly occupied with other matters, the socialist ideas of speculative thinkers had spread among the workers in every civilized country, Mr. Mill formed the design of writing a book on Socialism. Convinced that the inevitable tendencies... more...

  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill

    The Floating Press 1909; US$ 4.99

    At the time it was published in 1859, John Stuart Mill's On Liberty was a radical and controversial work; it argued for the right of individuals to possess freedom from the state in moral and economic matters. Mill declares that "Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign", contrasting this with the "tyranny... more...