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  • On Liberty | John Stuart Mill

    On Liberty

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 2 mins)
    • By John Stuart Mill
    • Narrated By Alastair Cameron
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    On Liberty is a book by John Stuart Mill, one of the most celebrated philosophers on the subject of leadership and governing ideals. The book focuses on Mill's philosophy on utilitarianism which is one of his defining principles. The principles of the book are focused on developing a relationship between the ruling authority and liberty.

  • On Liberty | John Stuart Mill

    On Liberty

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By John Stuart Mill
    • Narrated By Gildart Jackson
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    First published in 1859, John Stuart Mill's On Liberty is an exhaustive exploration of social and civic liberty, its limits, and its consequences. Mill's work is a classic of political liberalism that contains a rational justification of the freedom of the individual in opposition to the claims of the state.

    Manuel says: "A Necessary Piece of Political Philosophy"
  • Utilitarianism | John Stuart Mill

    Utilitarianism

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By John Stuart Mill
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    This expanded edition of John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism includes the text of his 1868 speech to the British House of Commons defending the use of capital punishment in cases of aggravated murder. The speech is significant both because its topic remains timely and because its arguments illustrate the applicability of the principle of utility to questions of large-scale social policy.

    Darwin8u says: "A dramatic reading of JSM's 'Utilitarianism'"
  • The Subjection of Women | John Stuart Mill

    The Subjection of Women

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    • By John Stuart Mill
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    English society in the 1860s was on the brink of enormous change, and some of the biggest changes coming to birth in that time were tremendous changes in the status of women - changes affecting politics, economics, law, government, business, education, psychology, religion, and sexuality, and the list goes on. The changes John Stuart Mill foresaw in 1861 as he wrote The Subjection of Women were just beginning to surface in his own time and have not yet run their full course in ours.

  • Utilitarianism | John Stuart Mill

    Utilitarianism

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By John Stuart Mill
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    Utilitarianism is a book released in 1863 by John Stuart Mill to provide the support for the value of utilitarianism as a moral theory and to respond to misconceptions about it. =The book consists of five chapters; the introduction to the essay, the definition of utilitarianism and its common criticisms, the rewards it can offer the methods of proving its validity and in the final chapter looks at the connection between justice and utility and argues that happiness is the foundation of justice.

  • The Autobiography of John Stuart Mill | John Stuart Mill

    The Autobiography of John Stuart Mill

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs)
    • By John Stuart Mill
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    Mill's autobiography deals primarily with the life of the mind - but it is a mind which ranks as one of the most remarkable and significant of the nineteenth century. The book memorably depicts the emergence of a brilliant child prodigy, the product of an extraordinary education which both hastened his development and brought him to the brink of suicide by the age of 21.

    Jacquelyn says: "Fascinating childhood education"
  • Mill's On Liberty | John Stuart Mill

    Mill's On Liberty

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 10 mins)
    • By John Stuart Mill
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    Mill's thinking about freedom in civic and social life examines fundamental principles shared among conservative, liberal, and radical politicians. The life of true philosophy stands outside the political battles that are rampant in society and seeks the political wisdom that is necessary for a good life in any age. Mill's philosophical presentation and analysis of those principles stand alongside the reflections of Plato, Aristotle, Marcus Aurelius, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

  • Von den Gesetzen des Geistes | John Stuart Mill

    Von den Gesetzen des Geistes

    • UNABRIDGED (28 mins)
    • By John Stuart Mill
    • Narrated By Andreas Dietrich
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    John Stuart Mill verfocht in Politik und Gesellschaft zeitlebens liberale und sozialreformerische Positionen...

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