On Liberty by John Stuart Mill - even just the bit about freedom of speech.
What does JSM stand for?
JSM stands for John Stuart Mill (British 19th century philosopher)
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- Japanese Society of Melbourne (est. 1965; Japan and Australia)
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- John Sidney McCain
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- Journal of Sports Media (University of Nebraska Press)
- Juris Scientiae Magister (Latin: Master of Science of Laws)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Raeder examines how one British thinker, John Stuart Mill (1806-1873), created a “religion” of humanism, and how Mill's “views led to a decline in personal morality” and an expansionist view of the state.
He refers to John Stuart Mill, who did indeed advocate debate and argument - but always on a rational basis.
Product of a hothouse education by his Scottish father who forbade the young Mill any contact with other children, John Stuart Mill could read Greek and Latin by the age of eight.
If lies are repeated often enough, people will eventually believe them, despite what John Stuart Mill may have believed.
00--There are a number of reasons one might be interested in reading a biography of a figure such as John Stuart Mill.
Quoting another political philosopher, John Stuart Mill, Banfield notes that no society can reasonably expect a liberated individual to naturally "accept and act upon certain indispensable social rules," and so society must transmit the wisdom and authority of "received opinion" to its young lest they remain mere children.
Though he ends his narrative in mid-2003, his defense of what John Stuart Mill famously hailed as "experiments in living" seems more relevant than ever in a country in which things such as gay marriage, the legalization of marijuana, and stem cell research are increasingly under attack.