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The beauty of this book is that the arguments are still relevant and directly applicable to the issues.
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.
J.S. Mill has written the best promulgation of classical liberalism in his book "On Liberty" (OL).
I need to type in 17 words. Thus is stupid because there is nothing I'd like to say about the bookPublished 1 month 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 2 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 4 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 5 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 5 months ago by William P. Carlucci
I had to get out my highlighter to ensure I was grasping the important points. Due to the archaic language, I was forced to reread it a few times, but there are some incredibly... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Matthew
On Liberty is simply timeless. I keep reading and rereading. This is by far my favorite book of all time.Published 6 months ago by Caitlin
If you're interested in the philosophical background of liberty and economics, this is it. John Stuart Mill is a classic.Published 6 months ago by md30144