On Liberty (Classic Reprint) by John Stuart MillOn Liberty (Classic Reprint) by John Stuart Mill

On Liberty (Classic Reprint)

byJohn Stuart Mill

Paperback | April 23, 2018

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Tim time, it is to be he d, is gone by, when any defence woulsebe necessary of WW as one of the securities against corrupt or tyran nical government. No ar tment, we may suppose, can now E; needed, against permitting a le °slature or an executive, not identified1 in interest with the peo le, to prescribe opinions to them, and etermine what doctrines or what arguments they shall be al lowed to hear. This aspect of the question, besides, has been so often and so triumphantly enforced b preceding writers that it needs not specially insisted on in this place. Though the law of England, on the subject of the press, is as servile to this day as it was in the time of the Tudors, there is little danger of its being actually put in force against political discussion, except dur ing some temporary panic, when fear of insurrection drives ministers and judges from their propriety and.

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Title:On Liberty (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.17 inPublished:April 23, 2018Publisher:FB&C LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1334956111

ISBN - 13:9781334956119

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