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" The object of this Essay is to assert one very simple principle, as entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with the individual in the way of compulsion and control... "
On liberty
by John Stuart Mill - 1960 - 193 pages
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The Philosophy of Progress in Human Affairs

Henry James Slack - Civilization - 1860 - 239 pages
...elucidate this question, and he contends with great force and reason that " one very simple principle is entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with the individual in the way of compulsion or control, whether the means used be physical force in the form of legal penalties, or the moral coercion...
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Bentley's quarterly review

Literary Collections - 1860
...irritating or degrading percmptoriness on those who wish to have, or ought to have, opinions of their own. ' The object of this Essay is to assert one very simple principle, an entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with the individual in the way of compulsion...
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Meliora, Volumes 9-10

Social sciences - 1866
...sovereign.' The above passage contains the essence of what Mr. Mill describes as ' one very simple principle entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society...individual in the way of compulsion and control.' Now, without giving an absolute adhesion to this position taken by Mr. Mill in the above passage, which...
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The Dublin Review, Volume 13; Volume 65

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1869
...out his entire plan. Now, after many pages he tells us the objectof his Essay. "It* is," he says, " to assert one very simple principle as entitled to govern ABSoLUTELY the dealing of society with the individual, in the way of compulsion and control, whether the means used...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 88

1873
...offer. I do cot believe that the state of our knowledge is such as to enable us to enunciate any ' very simple principle as entitled to govern absolutely...individual in the way of compulsion and control.' We must proceed in a far more cautious way, and confine ourselves to such remarks as experience suggests...
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liberty, equality, fraternity

james fitzjames stephen - 1873
...It may be well to restate it for fear that I may appear to be arguing with an imaginary opponent. * The object of this essay is to assert one very simple principle as entitled to govern absolutely all the dealings of society with the individual in the way of compulsion and control, whether the means...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 114

1873
...indifference, and that is also an evil. He then goes on to assert that one very simple principle ought to govern absolutely the dealings of society with...the individual in the way of compulsion and control, viz., that self-protection is the sole end for which mankind arc warranted individually or collectively...
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Divorce: A Review of the Subject from a Scientific Standpoint, in Answer to ...

Edward Bliss Foote - Divorce - 1884 - 60 pages
...harmony with its ways, and compels all characters to fashion themselves on the model of its own. * * * The object of this essay is to assert one very simple...the individual in the way of compulsion and control. That principle is, that the sole end for which mankind are warranted, individually or collectively,...
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The Philosophy of Necessity: Or, Law in Mind as in Matter

Charles Bray - Cooperation - 1889 - 407 pages
...his neighbour." JS Mill, in his work on Liberty, justly contends that " one very simple principle is entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with the individual, in the way of compulsion or control, whether the means used be physical force in the form of legal penalties, or the moral coercion...
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Criticism on Contemporary Thought and Thinkers, Volume 1

Richard Holt Hutton - Philosophy, English - 1894
...offer. I do not believe that the state of our knowledge is such as to enable us to enunciate any ' very simple principle as entitled to govern absolutely...individual in the way of compulsion and control.' We must proceed in a far more cautious way, and confine ourselves to such remarks as experience suggests...
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