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On Liberty

Author : John Stuart Mill
ISBN : 0486421309
Genre : Political Science
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Discussed and debated from time immemorial, the concept of personal liberty went without codification until the 1859 publication of On Liberty. John Stuart Mill's complete and resolute dedication to the cause of freedom inspired this treatise, an enduring work through which the concept remains well known and studied. The British economist, philosopher, and ethical theorist's argument does not focus on "the so-called Liberty of the Will…but Civil, or Social Liberty: the nature and limits of the power which can be legitimately exercised by society over the individual." Mill asks and answers provocative questions relating to the boundaries of social authority and individual sovereignty. In powerful and persuasive prose, he declares that there is "one very simple principle" regarding the use of coercion in society — one may only coerce others either to defend oneself or to defend others from harm. The new edition offers students of political science and philosophy, in an inexpensive volume, one of the most influential studies on the nature of individual liberty and its role in a democratic society.
Category: Political Science

On Liberty

Author : John Stuart Mill
ISBN : 315018536X
Genre : Freiheit
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Category: Freiheit

Selbsthilfe

Author : Samuel Smiles
ISBN : BSB:BSB10704810
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Benjamin Franklins Leben

Author : Benjamin Franklin
ISBN : 9783849614065
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Während eines Aufenthalts auf dem Landsitz seines Freundes Jonathan Shipley im Jahr 1771 begann Franklin mit der Abfassung seiner Autobiographie. Er sollte diese Arbeit über einen Zeitraum von nahezu neunzehn Jahren in insgesamt vier Abschnitten fortführen – bei seinem Tod war das Werk allerdings unvollendet. Die Serie "Meisterwerke der Literatur" beinhaltet die Klassiker der deutschen und weltweiten Literatur in einer einzigartigen Sammlung. Lesen Sie die besten Werke großer Schriftsteller,Poeten, Autoren und Philosophen auf Ihrem elektronischen Lesegerät. Dieses Werk bietet zusätzlich * Eine Biografie/Bibliografie des Autors.
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Der Gesellschaftsvertrag

Author : Jean-Jacques Rousseau
ISBN : 9783849679361
Genre : Philosophy
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Der Gesellschaftsvertrag gilt als das Hauptwerk des Philosophen Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Es erschien erstmals 1762 in Amsterdam und wurde daraufhin in Frankreich, den Niederlanden, in Genf und Bern sofort verboten. Das Buch ist ein Schlüsselwerk der Aufklärungsphilosophie und ein großer Wegbereiter moderner Demokratie und Demokratietheorie.
Category: Philosophy

Der F Rst

Author : Niccolò Machiavelli
ISBN : UOM:39015063055910
Genre : Political ethics
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Category: Political ethics

Areopagitica And Other Prose Works

Author : John Milton
ISBN : 9780486811253
Genre : Literary Collections
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An uncompromising defender of liberty as well as a sublime poet, John Milton published the "Areopagitica" in 1644, at the height of the English Civil War. The impetus arose from Parliament's Licensing Order, which censored all printed materials and ultimately led to arrests, book burnings, and other authoritarian abuses. Milton's polemic, strengthened by biblical and classical allusions, remains enduringly significant and ranks among the world's most eloquent defenses of the right to free speech. In addition to the "Areopagitica," this collection of Milton's most significant prose works includes "Of Education," a tract on educational reform; "Meditation Upon Divine Justice and The Death of King Charles the First," a rationale for the overthrow of the monarchy; "The Doctrine and Disciple of Divorce," in which the author urges the enactment of a virtually unheard-of reform allowing divorce for incompatibility and the right of remarriage; and "Autobiographical Extracts," featuring highlights from Milton's memoirs.
Category: Literary Collections