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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Milton, John, 1608-1674 -- Political and social views.,
  • Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Didactic literature, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Liberty in literature.

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Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1909 ed. published by W. Green, Edinburgh.

Statementby William Morison.
LC ClassificationsPR3592.P64 M6 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 152 p. ;
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4721992M
ISBN 100849218691
LC Control Number78009288

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  For Milton, the distinction between liberty and license is first and foremost a theological matter, for true liberty comes from Christ giving believers freedom from the sin that brings about licentious indulgence. Such liberty, once gained, frees the individual to live according to a mature, self-regulating Christian conscience. Source: John Milton, Areopagitica and Other Political Writings of John Milton, Foreword by John Alvis (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, ). We cannot put online the same edition of Milton's texts used in this Liberty Fund book for reasons of copyright. However, we have other editions of Milton's Prose Works online to which we have linked. Areopagitica; A speech of Mr. John Milton for the Liberty of Unlicenc'd Printing, to the Parlament of England is a prose polemic by the English poet, scholar, and polemical author John Milton opposing licensing and censorship. [clarification needed] Areopagitica is among history's most influential and impassioned philosophical defences of the principle of a right to freedom of speech and Author: John Milton. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morison, William. Milton and liberty. Edinburgh and London, William Green, (OCoLC) Named Person.

A study of how Milton's literary work reflects a more complex conception of liberty than is often traditionally supposed, transcending the political to include . AREOPAGITICA; A SPEECH OF Mr. JOHN MILTON For the Liberty of UNLICENC'D PRINTING, To the PARLAMENT of ENGLAND. That no Book, pamphlet, or paper shall be henceforth Printed, unlesse the same be first approv'd and licenc't by such, or at least one of such as shall be thereto appointed. The Consultation begun, Satan debates whether another Battel be to be hazarded for the recovery of Heaven: some advise it, others dissuade: A third proposal is prefer'd, mention'd before by Satan, to search the truth of that Prophesie or Tradition in Heaven concerning another world, and another kind of creature equal or not much inferiour to themselves, about this time to be created: Thir. Milton Friedman (/ ˈ f r iː d m ən /; J – Novem ) was an American economist who received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his research on consumption analysis, monetary history and theory and the complexity of stabilization policy. With George Stigler and others, Friedman was among the intellectual leaders of the Chicago school of economics, a Alma mater: Rutgers University (BA), University of .

Editor’s note: This essay is an excerpt of the new Hoover Press book Milton Friedman on Freedom, edited by Robert Leeson and Charles G. Palm. This essay by Friedman originally appeared in the book Free to Choose: A Personal Statement. “Equality, liberty”—what precisely do these words from the Declaration of Independence mean? Read this book on Questia. In his Second Defence of the English People (), reflecting on his career as a prose writer, prior to embarking on the composition of Paradise Lost, John Milton identified 'three varieties of liberty without which civilized life is scarcely possible, namely ecclesiastical liberty, domestic or personal liberty, and civil liberty'. None of these is true liberty, but they are pursued by Milton in concert with true liberty. Milton's Inward Liberty attempts to address the bearing of true liberty in Milton's work through the magnifying glass of seventeenth-century theology. ""Milton's Inward Liberty is a work of specialized Christian scholarship of the highest quality. Milton, Puritanism, and liberty Unknown Binding – January 1, by A. S. P Woodhouse (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Unknown Binding, "Please retry" Author: A. S. P Woodhouse.