John Stuart Mill

On Liberty


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Published in 1859, On Liberty details Mill's view that individuals should be left wholly free to engage in any activity, thought or belief t…

Utilitarianism


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John Stuart Mill's book Utilitarianism is one of the most influential and widely-read philosophical defenses of utilitarianism in ethics. Th…

The Subjection of Women


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The Subjection of Women is the title of an essay written by John Stuart Mill in 1869, possibly jointly with his wife Harriet Taylor Mill, st…

Three Essays on Religion


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The Three Essays on Religion were written at different times during Mill's life, and only published after his death. The first two, 'Nature'…

Essays on Some Unsettled Questions of Political Economy


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This is Mill’s first work on economics. It foreshadows his Political Economy which was the standard Anglo-American Economics textbook of the…

On Liberty


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"On Liberty," a seminal work by philosopher John Stuart Mill. Mill felt there were no definite standards for defining what societ…

Auguste Comte and Positivism


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Part 1 lays out the framework for Positivism as originated in France by Auguste Comte in his Cours de Philosophie Positive. Mill examines th…

Considerations on Representative Government


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Mill's volume was published in 1861 as an argument favoring this form of governance. Mill covers what forms of government work best, includi…

Autobiography


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John Stuart Mill (20 May 1806 – 8 May 1873), British philosopher, political economist, civil servant and Member of Parliament, was an influe…

L’Utilitarisme


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John Stuart Mill (20 mai 1806 à Londres – 8 mai 1873 à Avignon) est un philosophe, logicien et économiste britannique. …

United Kingdom House of Commons Speeches Collection, volume 2


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This is the second LibriVox collection of speeches given in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. The collection comprises recordings …

De l’assujettissement des femmes


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De l’assujettissement des femmes (1869), est un ouvrage dans lequel John Stuart Mill, philosophe et économiste britannique (1806-1873…

Principles of Political Economy


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The Principles of Political Economy, first published in 1848, was one of the most important texts on the subject of economy at that time. I…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 061


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Seventeen short nonfiction works in the public domain independently chosen by the readers. Volume 61 features articles and essays on both cu…