4 edition of John Stuart Mill"s Social and Political Thought found in the catalog.
March 1998 by Routledge .
Written in English
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John Stuart Mill, English philosopher, economist, and exponent of Utilitarianism. He was prominent as a publicist in the reforming age of the 19th century, and he remains of lasting interest as a logician and an ethical theorist.
Learn more about Mill’s life, philosophy, and accomplishments in this article. John Stuart Mill's writings on economics and philosophy were prodigious. His "Principles of Political Economy, With Some of Their Applications to Social Philosophy," published inwas the leading economics textbook of the English-speaking world during the second half of the 19th century.
He is the author of John Stuart Mill: Moral, Social and Political Thought (Polity, ). He is the co-editor of several collections: John Stuart Mill and the Art of Life (Oxfordwith Ben Eggleston and David Weinstein); Morality, Rules and Consequences (Edinburghwith Brad Hooker and Elinor Mason); and The Cambridge Companion to Author: Dale E.
Miller. John Stuart Mill () originally wrote the Principles of Political Economy, with some of their Applications to Social Philosophy very quickly, having studied economics under the rigorous tutelage of his father, James, since his youth. It was published in (London: John W.
Parker, West Strand) and was republished with changes and updates a total [ ]. Get this from a library. John Stuart Mill's social and political thought: critical assessments.
[John Stuart Mill; G W Smith]. John Stuart Mill is one of the giants of political/practical philosophy. This book is very densely written; you get a full page worth of reading on each page. The book was written in So the language is a bit more formal and strange compared to contemporary writings.
But it's very readable. He explains the thought process behind his opinions/5(). Utilitarianism, by John Stuart Mill, is an essay written to provide support for the value of utilitarianism as a moral theory, and to respond to misconceptions about it. Mill defines utilitarianism as a theory based on the principle that "actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness, wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness.".
John Stuart Mill's book 'On Liberty' is considered one of the most important works of political philosophy ever written. In it, Mill expounds on his theories of utilitarianism and individual. Mill, John Stuart ( ) Principles of Political Economy with Some of Their Applications to Social Philosophy, Collected Works 2, J.M.
Robson (ed.), Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Mill, John Stuart ( ) On Liberty, in Essays on Politics and Society, Collected Wo J.M. Robson (ed.), Toronto: University of Toronto Press. John Stuart Mill was an odd, brilliant man, one of the great thinkers of his age. Stuffed with knowledge by his father from the earliest age, he was a product of only a sliver of his times: he was not sent to school or church or, eventually, university (he could have gone to Cambridge), hardly interacting with others of his age in his youth and.
Nicholas Capaldi's biography of John Stuart Mill traces the ways in which Mill's many endeavors are related and explores the significance of his contributions to metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, social and political philosophy, the philosophy of religion, and the philosophy of by: “John Stuart Mill's Social and Political Thought: Freedom”, p, Taylor & Francis Copy quote The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it.
John Stuart Mill’s “On Liberty” is huge in politics and criminal law: but what are the limits of freedom. And how does the history of the British Empire in India come into it. More like this.
In some of the presentation copies of his work on Political Economy, he wrote the following dedication:—"To Mrs.
John Taylor, who, of all persons known to the author, is the most highly qualified either to originate or to appreciate speculation on social advancement, this work is with the highest respect and esteem dedicated." An article on.
John Stuart Mill, who has been called the most influential English-speaking philosopher of the 19th century, was a British philosopher, economist, and moral and political theorist. His works Born: John Stuart Mill - - was an English philosopher, economist, and proponent of Utilitarianism.
His writings on the subjects of ethics and social and political philosophy influenced English thought in the 19th Century and continue to be read today.
Alburey Castell - - was born in Canada and taught phiosophy at three U.S /5(18). On Liberty, John Stuart Mill On Liberty is a philosophical work by the English philosopher John Stuart Mill, originally intended as a short essay. The work, published inapplies Mill's ethical system of utilitarianism to society and the state.
Mill attempts to establish standards for the relationship between authority and liberty.4/5. Principles Of Political Economy By John Stuart Mill Abridged, with Critical, Bibliographical, and Explanatory Notes, and a Sketch of the History of Political Economy, By J.
Laurence Laughlin, Ph. Assistant Professor of Political Economy in Harvard University A Text-Book For Colleges. New York: D. Appleton And Company, 1, 3, and 5 Bond Street. Nonfiction > John Stuart Mill > On Liberty: or Social Liberty: the nature and limits of the power which can be legitimately exercised by society over the individual.
A question seldom stated, and hardly ever discussed, in general terms, but which profoundly influences the practical controversies of the age by its latent presence, and is. John Stuart Mill, English philosopher, political economist, civil servant and Member of Parliament, was an influential liberal thinker of the 19th century.
He was an exponent of utilitarianism, an ethical theory developed by Jeremy Bentham, although his conception of it was very different from Bentham's/5. On Liberty is a philosophical work by British philosopher John Stuart Mill, originally intended as a short essay. The work, published inapplies Mill's ethical system of utilitarianism to.
As one of the most prominent thinkers in the history of classical liberalism, he contributed extensively to social and political theory, and political economy. Mill died before completing this book but the work contains substantial food for thought.
Utilitarianism is a family of consequentialist ethical theories that promotes actions that maximize happiness and well-being for the affected individuals.
Although different varieties of utilitarianism admit different characterizations, the basic idea behind all of them is to in some sense maximize utility, which is often defined in terms of well-being or related concepts.
The year marked the two hundredth anniversary of John Stuart Mill's birth. Though his philosophical reputation has varied greatly, it is now clear that Mill ranks among the most influential modern political thinkers. Despite his enduring influence, the breadth and complexity of Mill's political thought is often underappreciated.
John S. Mill was an English economist, (), son of the also economist James Mill, who gave him a rigorous education. His “Principles of Political Economy”, which is considered one of the most important contributions made by the Classical school of economics, did not think of prices from a Theory of value perspective, but as a result of the intersection of supply and demand, with.
John Stuart Mill was my companion for more than three years, while I was writing my dissertation on what I called his New Political Economy (, ). Every generation, every school of economists, has the ambition to rewrite economics. The story of John Stuart Mill reads like a work of fiction—which in many ways it was.
From his own account of the celebrated education he received at the hands of. John Stuart Mill is one of the few indisputably classic authors in the history of political thought.
On Liberty, first published inhas become celebrated as the most powerful defense of the freedom of the individual and it is now widely regarded as the most important theoretical foundation for Liberalism as a political creed.
Similarly, his The Subjection of Women, a powerful indictment 5/5(2). 1 John Stuart Mill, On Liberty About John Stuart Mill John Stuart Mill ( – ) was an English philosopher, political economist, and civil servant.
Mill’s writings set out a vision for the progress of human knowledge, individual freedom, and well-being. His most well-known works include On Liberty, Principles of Political Economy, Utilitarianism, and The Subjection of Women. Yet as a rule, throughout a significant portion of the twentieth century, Mill scholars persisted in the belief that one can understand Mill's moral and political thought without having to read, let alone reflect on, his views on the relations between women and men in political, social, and domestic life.
John Stuart Mill writing on politics and government are one of the cornerstones of modern political writing. On Liberty is highly regarded as a classic text, and as Bertrand Russell so well phrased, "the present world would be better than it is, if Mill's principles were more respected."Cited by: This essay compares Karl Marx’s and J.S.
Mill’s understandings of freedom and their analyses of the impediments to its realization. First, this essay argues that the two philosophers share the same premise that progress is possible and that mankind has the capacity to drive it.
Second, this essay argues that while their conceptions of freedom differ, both see freedom as an end in itself. 6/John Stuart Mill Chapter 1 Introductory The subject of this Essay is not the so-called Liberty of the Will, so unfortunately opposed to the misnamed doctrine of Philosophical Ne-cessity; but Civil, or Social Liberty: the nature and limits of the power which can be legitimately exercised by.
General Overviews. The following texts represent a few of the many general accounts of the work of John Stuart Mill. Robson is the key work and well worth reading, because it explains the coherence of Mill’s social and political ideas and reevaluates his ethical theory.
Ryan follows Robson in presenting a persuasive case for the connections between the social and moral thought. Although John Stuart Mill published substantial works in almost 'every area of philosophy, his main interests were in ethics and social thought.
The reason for this is understandable. His father was James Mill, who was, along with Jeremy Bentham, a leading member of the Philosophical Radicals. J.S. Mill He was the most influential thinker of 19th century. The importance of his political theory is that liberalism made a transition from laissez faire to state centered, from negative to positive concept of liberty and from an atomic to more social conception of individual.
Mill’s criticism of Bentham’s utilitarianism was one of the most important contributions to political thought. BY THE age of six, John Stuart Mill had written a history of Rome. By seven, he was devouring Plato in Greek.
“This looks like bragging,” his father James told a friend when the boy was eight. John Stuart Mill's most famous essays written in The essay advocates a more complex version of utilitarianism that takes into account the many arguments, misconceptions, and criticisms many people have about the view of morality many have.
The essay draws upon the influence of both Mill's father and Jeremy Bentham. Mill, John Stuart BIBLIOGRAPHY. Defining the social sciences as encompassing “ mental or cultural sciences that deal with the activities of the individual as a member or group ” (“ Social Science, ” Merriam-Webster ’ s Medical Dictionary ) provides space for interpreting which subjects are appropriate for social scientific inquiry.
However, in the case of John Stuart. Get this from a library! John Stuart Mill: a mind at large. [Eugene R August] -- John Stuart Mill's activist career spanned the whole central portion of the nineteenth century and brought him into contact with almost every notable figure of the period from Macaulay to Gladstone.John Stuart Mill, On Liberty and The Subjection of Women ( ed.)  or Social Liberty: the nature and limits of the power which can be legitimately exercised by society over the individual.
A question seldom stated, and hardly ever discussed, in general terms, but which profoundly influences the practical controversies of the age by.From the publisher: John Stuart Mill was one of the greatest thinkers of the nineteenth century. His impact on modern culture and thought has been immense, and his continuing importance for contemporary philosophy and social thought is widely recognized.