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  1. When this work was originally published in 1963, it provoked righteous indignation and moral outrage amongst liberal scholars and intellectuals. The author, the conservative historian Maurice Cowling, scratched beneath the surface of the eminent Victorian Liberal philosopher John Stuart Mill and discovered something resembling a “moral totalitarian”; that is to say, Mill was not the libertarian advocate of free thought (as traditionally supposed) but the unworldly, middle-class, agnostic intelle

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