PHL 304Midterm1Guide3 - 4) How does Mill handle these...

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PHL 304 Midterm 1 Key Concepts 2 1) What are two reasons Mill favors freedom of expression even when the “received opinion” is true? You need argument to find out if they are true and why they are true. There is a partial truth in everything so freedom of speech lets us hear diffrnt bits of the truth 2) How is Mill’s defense of liberty a utilitarian view? 3) What are some utilitarian objections to individual liberty?
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Unformatted text preview: 4) How does Mill handle these objections? Expression of opinion True false If something is partially true let them say it, let them have there opinion We need to know why things are true so therefore we should have the freedom of expression. Saying false things make the true things stand out better. Fallibility and corrigablity-freedom of expression!!...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PHL 304 taught by Professor Leon during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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