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John Stuart Mill expressions

 
 
Reply Fri 11 Aug, 2017 01:30 am
What is Mill saying when he wries,"The subject of this essay is not the so-called Liberty of the will, so unfortunately opposed to the misnamed doctrine of Philosophical necessity; but Vivil, or social Liberty ...
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layman
 
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Reply Fri 11 Aug, 2017 02:40 am
@Brook993,
Brook993 wrote:

What is Mill saying when he wries,"The subject of this essay is not the so-called Liberty of the will, so unfortunately opposed to the misnamed doctrine of Philosophical necessity; but Vivil, or social Liberty ...


Vivil? That should be "civil," right?

He's not saying much really. Just making it clear that he's not talking about "free will," but rather a free society.
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Sturgis
 
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Reply Fri 11 Aug, 2017 10:02 am
@Brook993,
If you look up and read The Doctrine of Philosophical Necessity by Joseph Priestley, it may become clearer.

You can look for it, either at the library or, online.
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