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On liberty and liberalism

Gertrude Himmelfarb

On liberty and liberalism

the case of John Stuart Mill

by Gertrude Himmelfarb

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Published by Institute for Contemporary Studies in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mill, John Stuart, -- 1806-1873.,
  • Philosophy -- England -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1974.

    StatementGertrude Himmelfarb.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB1606
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(325)p. ;
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21933423M
    ISBN 101558150595

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