The Harm Principle: How to live your life the way you want to

Level: beginner
BBC Radio, 2014
Topic: history of economic thought
Format: Short Film
Duration: 00:02:00
Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9IM3ZKNMCk
Philosopher and political economist John Stuart Mill laid several foundations for liberal thinking, amongst others with the harm principle: everyone should be given the individual freedom - and not be hindered by e.g. state intervention - to act as s/he wants as long as no other person is harmed by this action. A short insight in his book On Liberty.

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Das Netzwerk Plurale Ökonomik e.V. wird aufgrund seiner Unabhängigkeit und des Einsatzes für Pluralismus und Vielfalt nicht von finanzstarken Interessensgruppen getragen. Deshalb freuen wir uns sehr über eine einmalige oder dauerhafte Spende.