John Stuart Mill: On Liberty and History

  title={John Stuart Mill: On Liberty and History},
  author={Clark W. Bouton},
  journal={Political Research Quarterly},
  pages={569 - 578}
  • Clark W. Bouton
  • Published 1965
  • Political Science
  • Political Research Quarterly
  • N THE CURRENT discussions of the problems of liberty, perhaps no other work possesses the authority still maintained by John Stuart Mill's essay, On Liberty. Even one of Mill's most uncompromising critics has stated that the grounds on which the liberals argue today "have not varied perceptibly since Mill" and that none of his followers have stated the arguments with Mill's "clarity or vigor of mind." 1 While there is strong disagreement over the validity of Mill's position, there is little… CONTINUE READING
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