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Life of John Stuart Mill

W. L. Courtney

Life of John Stuart Mill

by W. L. Courtney

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Published by W. Scott in London [England] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mill, John Stuart, -- 1806-1873,
  • Philosophers -- Scotland -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby W.L. Courtney.
    SeriesGreat writers
    ContributionsAnderson, John Parker, 1841-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination194, xi p. ;
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13567257M
    OCLC/WorldCa30452112

    The definitive life of John Stuart Mill, one of the heroic giants of Victorian England Richard Reeves' sparkling new biography can be read as an attempt to do justice to this eminent thinker, and it succeeds triumphantly. He reveals Mill as a man of action—a philosopher and radical MP who profoundly shaped Victorian society and whose thinking continues to illuminate our own. John Stuart Mill was one of the most important and influential philosophers of the nineteenth century. He was also someone who exemplified a view about the meaning of life that is widespread among both philosophers and nonacademics: that projects are what make your life meaningful, and if a single project is large enough to occupy center stage in it, that is the meaning of your life.

    Crush, Individuality, Liberty. On Liberty ch. 3 () There is always hope when people are forced to listen to both sides. John Stuart Mill. Inspirational, People, Listening. John Stuart Mill (). “On Liberty”, p In the long-run, the best proof of a good character is good actions. John Stuart Mill. Running, Character, Long.   John Stuart Mill: Autobiography () • On Liberty by John Stuart Mill is available from Penguin (£). To order a copy for £, go to or call

    INTRODUCTION. I. John Stuart Mill was born on 20th May He was a delicate child, and the extraordinary education designed by his father was not calculated . The life and thought of John Stuart Mill might best be understood in the context of his father, who was a huge influence on the younger Mill. John Stuart Mill’s father, James Mill, met political Born:


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John M. Robson, introduction by V.W. Bladen (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, ). John Stuart Mill,worked for the East India Co. helped run Colonial India from England. Minister of Parliament he served one term.

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At the London Debating Society, where he first measured his strength in public conflict, he found himself looked upon with curiosity as a precocious phenomenon, a “made man,” an intellectual. Mill's book Utilitarianism argued that actions are right if they bring happiness and wrong if they bring sadness and despair.

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