THE FREEDOM OF THE PRESS IN JAMES MILL'S POLITICAL THOUGHT*

@article{Grint2016THEFO,
  title={THE FREEDOM OF THE PRESS IN JAMES MILL'S POLITICAL THOUGHT*},
  author={Kris Grint},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={60},
  pages={363 - 383}
}
  • Kris Grint
  • Published 13 September 2016
  • History
  • The Historical Journal
ABSTRACT This article examines the Scottish philosopher and historian James Mill's views on the freedom of the press, predominantly as they are expounded in his unpublished commonplace books, and argues that not only were these ideas very radical, they were critical to Mill's wider political thought and, by extension, to that of the early Philosophic Radicals. By virtue of the use of manuscript material, this article also presents evidence for various intellectual influences upon Mill, and… 
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