Milton’s Conception of Liberty


This conference discussed how Milton's writings dealt with both the consequences of exercising several forms of freedom (political, domestic, and individual) and the obstacles most liable to inhibit both the freedom of individuals and liberty in a commonwealth.


Conference Readings

Milton, John. Areopagitica and Other Political Writings of John Milton. Edited by John Alvis. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, Inc., 1999.

Milton, John. The Complete Poems. Edited by John Leonard. London: Penguin Books, 1998.