John Stuart Mill’s On Liberty is widely regarded as one of the most influential and stirring pieces of political philosophy ever written. Ever relevant in our increasingly surveillance dominated culture, the statements made argue strongly in favour of the rights of the individual, privacy and...
To Be Published February 28th 2014 by Routledge
An Essay in Retrieval
In this major reinterpretation and contemporary defence of Mill's political philosophy, Riley offers a new reading of Mill's radical doctrine that is quite distinct from the prevalent and vague understanding of the term 'liberalism'. Based on the argument of On Liberty, the book begins by...
Published October 3rd 2003 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks
This Routledge Philosophy GuideBook introduces John Stuart Mill and one of his major works, On Liberty. We see that in On Liberty Mill outlines the importance of moral rights, respect for rule of law, and individuality.Written with students in mind, Jonathan Riley gracefully eases the reader into...
Published March 25th 1998 by Routledge