Preface to the Bloomsbury Revelations Edition Acknowledgements 1. Setting the Scene Part I: The Demand for Liberty 2. The Reformation and the Beginning of Modern Liberty 3. Freeing the Mind 4. The Fight Against Absolutism Part II: The Extension of Liberty 5. Slaves, Workers, Women and the Struggle for Liberty 6. The Liberty Century 7. Rights Out of Wrongs 8. The Idea of Liberty and the Verge of Betrayal Postscript Appendices: Landmarks on the Road to Freedom 1. The Bill of Rights, 1689 2. The US Bill of Rights, 1791 3. Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen 4. The Chartists' 'Six Points' and Petition 5. United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights Notes Bibliography Index
A.C. Grayling is Master of the New College of the Humanities, UK. He has written and edited numerous works of philosophy and is the author of biographies of Descartes and William Hazlitt.