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MC 201 Recitation On the Subjection of Women Mill to Huxley o Keep in mind that Huxley is fiction – the argument is conditioned by this Tocqueville to Mill Mill to Mill o Take what he says in each of his works and have them “talk to each other” o Are the compatible or incompatible? o Understand what each of the essays do and what kinds of things they have in common What was the content of the disagreement? o Lockean Liberalism vs. Millian Liberalism Locke is more comfortable suppress those acts which are fundamentally intolerant because they are simply incompatible with a tolerant liberal society Millian liberalism take as its premise a full-bodied argument for the goodness of confronting speech that is different than ours – might not suppress the marches after the Danish cartoons because they see it as good because we are then confronted with the things with which we disagree
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Unformatted text preview: Hunt argues that Millian is a furthering of Lockean liberalism Mill is much more willing and vigorous notion of liberalism Equith Mill had more emotion than Esquith gave him credit for o Mill is nothing different than the Federalists or Locke o And idealist that thinks that these things can happen easily If Mill has a fuller notion, then he isnt like the Federalists Mill is hard to pin down Whats wrong with Mill? o Mill expects women to conform to men Mill was not trying to be sexist and use gendered language no one knew not to say mankind Tocqueville argues that equality exists in American but in certain spheres Mill agues that equality is achieved only when men and women are viewed in the same sense...
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