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The problems treated in this short book are just as relevant today as they were in Mill's time.
That the only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is prevent harm to others.
Moreover, it does not prescribe a particular approach, only a very broad framework from which institutions and governing bodies can be created.
It is a magnificent book. It is a great argument he puts forward about freedom, society, and religion. If you are into philosophy and religion you have to read this bookPublished 5 days ago by Canan Williams
A little tough to read: densely written, tightly reasoned. Stick with it, though...it's worth the time and trouble.Published 26 days ago by Mike Bell
John Stuart Mill, (1806-1873) was a British philosopher (known as a Utilitarian), political economist and member of Parliament. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Steven H Propp
I need to type in 17 words. Thus is stupid because there is nothing I'd like to say about the bookPublished 2 months ago by Lu Chen
Mill Takes the Utilitarian approach and as such leaves a few holes in his philosophy. At one point he made the claim that a person could be rightfully punished for not fulfilling... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Kenneth Andrews
Excellent book We don't seem to resemble the concepts herein nor adhere to this vision. Maybe some day our liberties will be reborn and the liberated will truly be free.Published 5 months ago by MIKE
Mill was an atheist and decidedly anti-Christian, and I state this for those who need to take this into account before reading an essay on world view. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Martie Canterberry
I will not review the content. I loved the book, but to each their own. I review the edition. This is small, light, easy to read, and dirt cheap. Read morePublished 6 months ago by William P. Carlucci