On Liberty and Other Essays

Ranked #5 in Pathophysiology, Ranked #40 in Utilitarianismsee more rankings.

Collected here in a single volume for the first time are John Stuart Mill's On Liberty, Utilitarianism, Considerations on Representative Government, and The Subjection of Women. These essays show Mill applying his liberal utilitarian philosophy to a range of issues that remain vital today--the nature of ethics, the scope and limits of individual liberty, the merits of and costs of democratic government, and the place of women in society. In his Introduction John Gray describes these essays as applications of Mill's doctrine of the Art of Life, as set out in A System of Logic. Using the... more

Rankings by Category

On Liberty and Other Essays is ranked in the following categories:

Similar Books

If you like On Liberty and Other Essays, check out these similar top-rated books:

Learn: What makes Shortform summaries the best in the world?