Note 1 to Chapter 4 of the author"s Mill on Liberty, which Yale University Press published in 1975. It has been included in the Victorian Web with the kind permission of the author and of the Clarendon Press, which retains copyright.
Cf. J. R. Lucas, pp. 172-5; Ernest Nagel, pp. 141-7. The following discussions of the concept of harm are relevant to Mill's principle: Joel Feinberg, Ch. 2; Richard Taylor, Chs. ix and x; John Kleinig; Alan Gewirth, pp. 212-5, 230-6.
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