Mill on Liberty and Utility
Lecture no. 14 from the course: The Modern Political Tradition: Hobbes to Habermas
Taught by Professor Lawrence Cahoone | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Despite later declaring himself a socialist, John Stuart Mill is admired by neoliberals and libertarians for his “harm principle” and rejection of paternalism as expressed in On Liberty. Investigate Mill’s doctrine of individual liberty and redefinition of utilitarianism, as well as his economic stance, all of which became crucial to subsequent political and economic theory.