Essays Tagged: "Liberty"

Freedom of Speech in Mass Media: Why should it be protected?

ill be the consequence if it is not protected, in the view of J. S. Mill, according to his book 'On Liberty'.II.What is freedom?We often regard freedom as the absence of constraint and can do what he ... m of speech.A third value, individual autonomy, is also served by free speech. In chapter III of On Liberty, 'Of individuality, as One of the Element of Well Being,' Mill wrote that 'He who lets the w ...

(6 pages) 199 0 4.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

An Individual's Perspective on Democracy.

ic in successful government. Democracy creates issue for concern as it claims to protect and uphold liberty and equality, but in its current practice within the Canadian political sphere effectually c ... current practice within the Canadian political sphere effectually creates barriers and obstacles to liberty and equality for the entire population. The application and practice of democracy, in its pu ...

(7 pages) 89 0 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Individual freedom.

nt is the freedom of the individual? In the present societies, people are concerned with individual liberty and all sorts of freedom, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of free associatio ... nd so on. John Stuart Mill, an 19th century European philosopher wrote extensively about individual liberty. Mill argued that the society should have minimal interference on the liberty of the individ ...

(11 pages) 139 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The Individual And Society.

for him/herself. Mill contends that there needs to be a clear distinction between where individual liberty takes precedence and where society has the right to intervene. This distinction becomes quit ... this chapter. Mill's comments on the individual in relation to society in the fourth chapter of On Liberty regarding the well being of the society as a whole are confusing. The beginning of the chapt ...

(5 pages) 96 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"Anthem" By Ayn Rand and if it compares at all to the cold war.

an up and coming country on the verge to supremacy.Other experiences, such as falling in love with Liberty and seeing his reflection in the pond also help him to believe in himself as a strong indivi ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Compare the conception of freedom by any two of the following: Rousseau, Marx and Mills.

ial both with the governments of the day and beyond, with his profound debates on individuality and liberty still having relevance to the governments of today. It is in "On Liberty" that Mill sets out ... and in this text he sets out a comprehensive and profound defence of the freedom of expression."On Liberty" begins with a discussion concerning the tyrannies, which are prevalent in human society, wi ...

(11 pages) 183 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

John Stuart Mill

was an important and essential advance beyond the liberalism of Hobbes through his emphasis on the liberty of thought and discussion which dealt with the freedom to articulate one's opinions, the fre ... eedom of the press, yet he remained essentially similar to Hobbes when he engaged the notion of the liberty of action by having attempted to distinguish the area in which an individual is free to act ...

(5 pages) 94 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Democracy, Liberalism, and Canadian Federalism

Do liberty and democracy diminish, or enhance principles of Canadian federalism? This remains a crucial ... ce principles of Canadian federalism? This remains a crucial question in determining whether or not liberty, which stands for individual and minority rights, can be properly balanced with democracy, g ... y. Therefore we must remember the past, in order to finally see that democracy, in concordance with liberty will enhance -the principles of Canadian federalism for the present, and future.La Selva and ...

(7 pages) 61 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

John Stuart Mill on Liberty

ized 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 through all the important is ... o us the importance of liberty in this life; he goes through all the important issues involved with liberty in order for us to understand his general principles. The principle that concerns us in this ...

(8 pages) 221 2 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

This is from the book ANTHEM. In this essay I was told to compare the book with Core Democratic Values (CDV's)

xist. Three main Core Democratic Values the community lacked that will be discussed were Diversity, Liberty, and Justice.The belief in the Core Democratic Value "Diversity" is that there is a variety ... t also says that in their mankind no one is better than anyone else.The next Core Democratic Value "Liberty" follows the belief that people have the right to their own personal freedom. Each individua ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The American Dream

ame throughout history, but the means for measuring it will change with every generation.1-Freedom-"Liberty of the person from slavery, detention, or oppression." Most people move to America for the f ...

(2 pages) 118 2 4.9 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Censorship and Book Banning Cannot Be Justified"

ning are impermissible because they violate the freedoms necessary for preserving democracy and the liberty that accompanies that democracy.According to traditional democratic theory, as described by ... e marketplace for the open exchange of ideas (Edwards 14-15).In John Stuart Mill's classic work, On Liberty, he argues, as I do, that protecting freedom of speech is of vital social importance. Freedo ...

(13 pages) 94 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

When does Mill allow (and even invite) the encroachment of the state on personal liberty?

In 1859, John Stewart Mill wrote On Liberty. In it, he laid out the ethical foundation of democratic individualism. At the same time, Mi ... emocratic individualism. At the same time, Mill considered the circumstances under which individual liberty might be justifiably restricted. Under what has come to be known as the harm principle, Mill ... ably restricted. Under what has come to be known as the harm principle, Mill stated that a person's liberty may justifiably be restricted only in order to prevent harm that the person's actions would ...

(8 pages) 42 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The idea that each person in society must be free and able to express his/her opinions taken from "On Liberty" by John Stuart Mill

The Struggle Between Liberty and AuthorityWhere would our world be without the individualistic ideas of John Stuart Mill? ... olated by an overzealous government. Mill recognized this problem and published an essay titled "On Liberty", in 1859, which spoke of the idea that each person in society must be free and able to expr ... argument, Mill argues that individuality is a must for social improvement. In his essay titled "On Liberty", Mills states, "If all mankind minus one were of one opinion, and only one person were of t ...

(5 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Human Classification

(4 pages) 305 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Homo

a hymn of praise and joy. What are some of the "anthems" in this story? Falling in love with Liberty, discovering electricity C. Relate some of Equality's sins, which show his struggle ...

(2 pages) 790 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

2 Conflicting Goals Of The Preamble

life, they tend to contradict on another from time to time. The ideas of securing the blessings of liberty, and insuring domestic tranquility conflict one another more and more each day. In mo ...

(1 pages) 10 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Individual Rights versus Public Order

most fundamental right being the right to life, from which all other rights, including the right to liberty, property, and the pursuit of happiness derive. Rights are not merely political principles, ... one fundamental right exists, the right to life, in which all other rights, including the right to liberty, the right to property and the right to pursue one's own happiness originate. These rights a ...

(7 pages) 152 0 4.6 Sep/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Freedom and the war on terrorism

human-rights or intellectual debates regarding human behavior. It is in simplest words defined as 'liberty of actions'. Every other idea seems secondary to its intrinsic beauty. It is indeed charming ... progressive group we exist with. There are moral, legal and psychological curbs to an individual's liberty of actions and hence it may be deduced that there exists no such demon in its entirety. We m ...

(5 pages) 38 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

On what grounds does Mill defend individual liberty? Is his argument successful?

f restrictions on what a person can do, or what a person can choose, are considered restrictions on liberty. We do not say that gravity restricts our freedom to fly for example. What is then the case ... r example. What is then the case with our economic situation? Is it considered a restriction to our liberty? Surely we cannot consider the fact you are not able to purchase a personal jet a restrictio ...

(6 pages) 31 1 3.0 May/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy