Essays Tagged: "John Mill (theologian)"

John Stuart Mill

J.S. Mill's liberalism was an important and essential advance beyond the liberalism of Hobbes through his ... distinguish the area in which an individual is free to act upon his will, opinions and thoughts.To Mill, one could never be certain about the reality or fabrication of a certain opinion or viewpoint. ... eby having imposed their own version of certainty (as opposed to absolute certainty) on them. Thus, Mill wrote ' We can never be sure that the opinion we are endeavoring to stifle is a false opinion; ...

(5 pages) 94 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

John Stuart Mill on Liberty

ed over any member of a civilized community against his will is to prevent harm to others." Discuss.John Stuart Mill's essay "On Liberty" explains to us the importance of liberty in this life; he goes ... y defines this in the essay and that I have also explained it in this essay. Overall I believe that John Stuart Mill makes a very clear, coherent and intelligent point in his essay and that his views ...

(8 pages) 221 2 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

John Stuarts Mill's approach to liberty

Liberty is one of the greatest ideas ever to occur naturally. John Stuart Mill's approach to liberty is freedom to do anything except harm others because that is ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Mill's belief that if a person isn't harming anyone other than themselves, the gov't shouldn't step in

Mill believes that as long as a person is not harming anyone but themselves, it is not right for the ... rming anyone else than it is to let them do it even if they are guaranteed to die from it. Although Mill believes in this form of justice and government, there are people who do not agree with him. Th ... tice and government, there are people who do not agree with him. There are three main criticisms of Mill's beliefs which he defends. The first criticism is that these citizens who do whatever they wan ...

(4 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

On Liberty

John Stuart Mill's arguments, put forth in his book "On Liberty," rely very heavily on a few things, ...

(7 pages) 30 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

A Rhetorical Analysis of "On Liberty" by John Stuart Mill

A Rhetorical Analysis of "On Liberty"John Stuart Mill, an English philosopher and a political economist, had an important part in forming ... age to appeal to his intended audience and interpret a difficult aspect of liberty.Works CitedMill, John Stuart. Mill: The Spirit of the Age, On Liberty, The subjection ofWomen. N.p.: W. W. Norton &am ...

(7 pages) 37 0 4.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

What Does Reason Require?

produces the best consequences. In the case of morality, the best consequence, or end, according to John Stuart Mill, is happiness or pleasure. Therefore, an action is right to the extent that it prom ...

(2 pages) 367 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

John Stuart Mill: Representation's importance and pitfalls

For John S. Mill, representation is the best form of government. "The ideally best form of government is ...

(5 pages) 10 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory