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" The object of this essay is to assert one very simple principle, as entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with the individual in the way of compulsion and control, whether the means used be physical force in the form of legal penalties... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 345
1873
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Government by All the People; Or: The Initiative, the Referendum, and the ...

Delos Franklin Wilcox - 1912 - 324 pages
...object in writing his Essay on Liberty as being the assertion of one simple principle "as entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with...individual in the way of compulsion and control." This principle is "that the only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member...
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Matthew Arnold, how to Know Him

Stuart Pratt Sherman - 1917 - 326 pages
...announced by its author: "The object of this essay is to assert one very simple principle as entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with...the individual in the way of compulsion and control, whether the means used be physical force, or the moral coercion of public opinion. That principle is,...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - 1919 - 679 pages
...1859] 1. The Principle The object of this Essay is to assert one very simple principle, as entitled irit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not loo whether the means used be physical force in the form of legal penalties, or the moral coercion of public...
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An Introduction to the Problem of Government

Westel Woodbury Willoughby, Lindsay Rogers - 1921 - 545 pages
...either physical or moral, is not a sufficient warrant." This principle, Mill asserts, "is entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with...the individual in the way of compulsion and control, whether the means used be physical force in the form of legal penalties or the moral coercion of public...
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Social Cohesion and Legal Coercion: A Critique of Weber, Durkheim, and Marx

Leon Shaskolsky Sheleff - 1997 - 402 pages
...much-quoted phrase he writes: The object of this essay is to assert one very simple principle, as entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with...individual in the way of compulsion and control.... That principle is, that the sole end for which mankind are warranted, individually or collectively,...
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Conservatism: An Anthology of Social and Political Thought from David Hume ...

Jerry Z. Muller - 1997 - 450 pages
...passage: The object of this essay [On Liberty] is to assert one very simple principle, as entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with the individual in the way of compulsion or control, whether the means used be physical force in the form of legal penalties, or the moral coercion...
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Self-interest: An Anthology of Philosophical Perspectives

Kelly Rogers - 1997 - 293 pages
...sclf-intetest i9^ The object of this Essay is to assett one vety simple ptinciple, as entitled to govetn absolutely the dealings of society with the individual in the way of compulsion and conttol, whethet the means used be physical foece in the fotm of legal penalties, ot the motal coetcion...
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Principles For A Free Society: Reconciling Individual Liberty With The ...

Richard A. Epstein, A Epstein - 2009 - 364 pages
...individual to go his own way. The object of this Essay is to assert one very simple principle, as entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with...the individual in the way of compulsion and control, whether the means used be physical force in the form of legal penalties, or the moral coercion of public...
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The Cambridge Companion to Mill

John Skorupski - 1998 - 591 pages
...notorious. Mill writes that "The object of this Essay is to assert one very simple principle, as entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with...the individual in the way of compulsion and control. . . ."" Commentators have complained about Mill's appeal to one very simple principle; they have said...
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Introduction to Feminist Jurisprudence

Hilaire Barnett - 1998 - 364 pages
...the following paragraph: The object of this Essay is to assert one very simple principle, as entitled to govern absolutely the dealings of society with...the individual in the way of compulsion and control, whether the means used be physical force in the form of legal penalties, or the moral coercion of public...
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