Analysis of J.S. Mill

Contingent o democracy as social condition that can

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Unformatted text preview: ankind as progressive being o the claim is that below some threshold of society, liberty becomes maladapted (Europeans = superior, Orientalist view) o good for humanity for human freedom to express every absurd opinion o progress is ultimate, commitment of liberty is contingent. o democracy as social condition that can stifle progress. ⇒ “dead dogma” vs. “living truth” o nothing living in the ideas o we as human beings are not fully morally developed o ch. 3 – o we need reasons for what we do, they are prejudices (even good prejudices) if we don’t think them thr...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2014 for the course GOVT 117 taught by Professor Richardboyd during the Spring '13 term at Georgetown.

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