The three major essays collected in this volume were written in the latter half of Mill's life (1806-1873) and were quickly accepted into the canon of European political and social thought. Today, when liberty and representative government collide with other principles and when women still experience prejudice, Mill's essays reveal his sense of history, intelligence, and ardent concern for human liberty, and continue to shed light on politics and contemporary society.
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OF INDIVIDUALITY AS ONE OF THE ELEMENTS
OF THE LIMITS TO THE AUTHORITY OF SOCIETY
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