1 John Stuart Mill On Liberty

1 John Stuart Mill On Liberty - It states that people are...

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John Stuart Mill On Liberty 1. The principle of liberty is that the only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of society is to prevent harm to others. Intervening for his own good is not a sufficient warrant. 2. The first domain of liberty is the inward domain of consciousness. It is the liberty of thought and feeling. The second domain is the liberty of tastes and pursuits.
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Unformatted text preview: It states that people are free to do as they wish as long as others aren’t harmed. Lastly, the domain is the freedom to unite, for any purpose not involving harm to others. 3. Silencing expression is evil, because if the opinion is right people are deprived of the opportunity of exchanging error for truth. If wrong, they lose the clearer perception and livelier impression of truth....
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This note was uploaded on 02/02/2008 for the course PHIL 140g taught by Professor Kwon during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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