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I was 55 when I finally read this.
Today, Mill's work continues to provide us with a framework for understanding social movements such as the gay rights and animal rights movements.
If you have any interest in feminism and/or classical liberalism (a.k.a. libertarianism), you must read this short, brilliant book.
Men and women will forever constitute mystery to one another. Though there are ways in which men are superior (such as in physical prowess), there are ways in which women are... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Larry Giarth
Written more a century ago by one of England's great thinkers and writers. But it is no surprise that such a great man would produce such a work, after all, his father was one of... Read morePublished 3 months ago by toomuchstuff
I was 55 when I finally read this. It is one of those must-read books. I have underlined so much of it now, and will keep it on my favorites shelf. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Hope Rose
A powerful articulation of why we should all want equality for all people. Still highly relevant. Some of it may seem somewhat dated but only because we live in western society. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Bruce McFarland
Interesting little book. I understand maybe that his wife helped him write it, or they collaborated. Read morePublished on December 21, 2011 by SG
Mill argues his position in a compelling and heartfelt manner. He was a true progressive. Much of his argument is still applicable today.Published on June 2, 2011 by Rachel Marie
I have to say that I found The Subjection of Women to be surprisingly accessible and very interesting. Read morePublished on March 31, 2011 by Heather ORoark