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John Stuart Mill's political philosophy : balancing freedom and the collective good

Author: John R Fitzpatrick
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, [2006?]
Series: Continuum studies in British philosophy.
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"In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the philosophy of John Stuart Mill has never been more relevant. Can we reconcile individual liberty with the demands of the common good? John Fitzpatrick argues that, properly understood, Mill's liberal utilitarianism can indeed support a system of rights rich enough to guarantee individual liberty. Combining fresh interpretations of Mill's writings  Read more...
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Fitzpatrick, John R.
John Stuart Mill's political philosophy.
London ; New York : Continuum, [2006?]
(OCoLC)607855690
Named Person: John Stuart Mill; John Rawls; John Stuart Mill; John Stuart Mill; John Rawls
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John R Fitzpatrick
ISBN: 0826487807 9780826487803
OCLC Number: 62872467
Description: vi, 183 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Utilitarianism and rights --
Libertarianism, classical economics and liberty --
Mill's minimalist ethics --
The Rawlsian objection.
Series Title: Continuum studies in British philosophy.
Responsibility: John R. Fitzpatrick.
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In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the philosophy of John Stuart Mill has never been more relevant. Can we reconcile individual liberty with the demands of the common  Read more...

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