Social Liberty

Some articles on social liberty, liberty:

John Stuart Mill - Works - Theory of Liberty - Social Liberty and Tyranny of Majority
... Mill believed that "the struggle between Liberty and Authority is the most conspicuous feature in the portions of history." For him, liberty in antiquity was a "contest.. ... subjects, or some classes of subjects, and the government." Mill defined "social liberty" as protection from "the tyranny of political rulers." He introduced a number of different tyrannies ... Social liberty for Mill meant putting limits on the ruler's power so that he would not be able to use his power on his own wishes and make decisions which ...

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