John Stuart Mill and Freedom of Expression: The Genesis of a Theory

Synopsis

The arguments advanced in the second chapter of On Liberty (1859) have become the touchstone for practically every discussion of freedom of speech, yet the broader development of John Stuart Mill's ideas concerning intellectual liberty has generally been neglected. This work attempts to fill that lacuna by looking beyond On Liberty , in order to understand the evolution of Mill's ideas concerning freedom of thought and discussion.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 2001