Liberty Abroad

J. S. Mill on International Relations

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  • 9781107039148
  • 9781107440173
  • 9781107424869
John Stuart Mill (1806–73) is widely regarded as the pre-eminent thinker of the liberal tradition; and yet because his views on international relations cannot be traced in any particular book or essay, his political thought remains largely misunderstood. Liberty Abroad is the first comprehensive, critical study which brings together all of John Stuart Mill's extensive contributions with particular attention to the historical contexts in which they were produced, as well as the political and philosophical preoccupations that prompted them, and how they were received among his contemporaries. A leading Mill scholar, Dr Georgios Varouxakis combines an extraordinary command of Mill's varied and extensive writings with a meticulous mastery of a range of Victorian controversies and thinkers to give a full, subtle evaluation of a major aspect of Mill's thought. This definitive study offers a major contribution to an area of increasing scholarly interest: the history of international political thought.
  • Cambridge University Press; August 2013
  • ISBN 9781107440173
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  • Title: Liberty Abroad
  • Author: Georgios Varouxakis
  • Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9781107039148
  • 9781107440173
  • 9781107424869

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'Varouxakis's book is now the best place to go for a sustained treatment of the relationship between Mill's idea of liberty and international relations broadly construed, and puts another nail in the coffin of unhistorical treatments of Mill by international relations theorists.' Duncan Kelly, Political Quarterly