Table of Contents

John Stuart Mill: A Brief Chronology
A Note on the Text

On Liberty

Appendix A: Antecedents

  1. From John Milton, Areopagitica (1644)
  2. From John Locke, A Letter Concerning Toleration (1689)
  3. From Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America (1835)

Appendix B: Related Writings by J.S. Mill

  1. From “Bentham” (1838)
  2. From “Utilitarianism” (1861)
  3. From Autobiography (1873)

Appendix C: Critical Discussion by Contemporaries

  1. From Thomas Carlyle, “Letter to John A. Carlyle, May 4” (1859)
  2. From Matthew Arnold, Culture and Anarchy (1869)
  3. From James Fitzjames Stephen, Liberty, Equality, Fraternity (1874)

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Posted on October 29, 2015