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Published: 09 July 2015

608 Pages


ISBN: 9780199670802

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On Liberty, Utilitarianism and Other Essays

Second Edition

John Stuart Mill
Edited by Mark Philp and Frederick Rosen

Oxford World's Classics

  • A revised edition of the best single-volume compilation of Mill's principal works, including a new introduction, expanded notes, and an index for the first time.
  • Contains the four central essays for understanding John Stuart Mill's Liberalism.
  • The introduction sets the essays in the context of Mill's other writings, examines the relationships between them and the major issues of interpretation, and suggests a new approach to the debates surrounding Mill's position that results in a less arid, more comprehensible, and strikingly relevant Mill.
  • Up-to-date bibliography and thorough annotation.
  • A comprehensive index.

New to this Edition:

  • A new, contextualizing introduction with an important re-interpretation of Mill's central commitments that introduces students to existing scholarship and suggests ways of moving beyond this.
  • Updated and expanded Select Bibliography.
  • Fuller Chronology.
  • Fully revised and expanded Notes.
  • A comprehensive Index.
  • Re-set text for improved appearance.

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