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Review: On Liberty and Other Essays

User Review  - Richard Newton - Goodreads

This is a nice edition bringing together 4 of Mill's essays into one volume. If you are not familiar with Mill's writing the underlying ideas are powerful even if there are flaws in some of the ... Read full review

Review: On Liberty and Other Essays

User Review  - Minishiva - Goodreads

This was an awesome book. Although some of his theories have some problems it is amazing to read the original principals of liberalism. When you think that already in the 19th century JSMill was ... Read full review

Review: On Liberty and Other Essays

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

I've given this four stars only because a lot of Mill's ideas were solid and he was ahead of his time in regards to a lot of issues such as women's rights. But ultimately he's working with two inconsistent principles that can't co-exist, and his philosophy falls apart because of it. Read full review

Review: On Liberty and Other Essays

User Review  - Richard - Goodreads

An excellent collection of Mill's essays on relations of government to people and vice versa. It loses one star for the unfortunately naive line: "The time, it is to be hoped, is gone by, when any ... Read full review

Review: On Liberty and Other Essays

User Review  - Mitchell A. Leep - Goodreads

The never recorded Mill quote after 12 shots of rye whiskey: "Get that damn government away from my genius." Read full review

Review: On Liberty and Other Essays

User Review  - Mark Robertson - Goodreads

Moderately strong defense of liberty for expression. Mill is masterful in arguing that Utilitarian thought (or his brand thereof) condones staunch defense of personal liberties. Read full review

Review: On Liberty and Other Essays

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On Liberty [x] Utilitarianism [] Considerations on Representative Government [] The Subjection of Women [] Read full review


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