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Published: 01 September 2015

608 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

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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