On Liberty
by John Stuart Mill

  1. INTRODUCTORY
  2. OF THE LIBERTY OF THOUGHT AND DISCUSSION
  3. ON INDIVIDUALITY, AS ONE OF THE ELEMENTS OF WELLBEING
  4. OF THE LIMITS TO THE AUTHORITY OF SOCIETY OVER THE INDIVIDUAL
  5. APPLICATIONS

About the online edition

The Internet Wiretap online edition was scanned from Volume 25 of the Harvard Classics, the P.F. Collier & Son 1909 edition, by dell@wiretap.spies.com and was mechanically checked against a commercial copy of the text from CDROM. Differences were corrected against the paper edition. The text itself is thus a highly accurate rendition. This text is in the PUBLIC DOMAIN, released September 1993.


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