Principles of Political Economy with some of their applications to social philosophy
by John Stuart Mill
Publisher: D. Appleton 1885
Number of pages: 680
Mill's first major work in moral and political philosophy provides a challenging, sometimes surprising account of Mill's views on many important topics: socialism, population, the status of women, the cultural bases of economic productivity, the causes and possible cures of poverty, the nature of property rights, taxation, and the legitimate functions of government.
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by John Stuart Mill - The Walter Scott Publishing Co.
This book is widely considered to be one of the top philosophical books of all time. This great classic which advocates for moral and economic freedom will surely attract a whole new generation of John Stuart Mill readers.
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