Three Essays on Religion


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(4.8 stars; 6 reviews)

The Three Essays on Religion were written at different times during Mill's life, and only published after his death. The first two, 'Nature' and 'The Utility of Religion' date from the 1850s - the period between the publication of 'The Principles of Political Economy' and 'On Liberty'. The third longer essay, 'Theism' was written between 1868 and 1870. The three essays were published posthumously in 1874. (Summary by Justin Brett) (6 hr 18 min)

Chapters

00 - Introductory Notice by Helen Taylor 6:09 Read by Leon Mire
01 - Nature, Part 01 18:53 Read by Leon Mire
02 - Nature, Part 02 23:21 Read by Sunny Shields
03 - Nature, Part 03 24:53 Read by Sunny Shields
04 - Nature, Part 04 25:11 Read by Sunny Shields
05 - The Utility of Religion, Part 01 18:06 Read by Ted Garvin
06 - The Utility of Religion, Part 02 18:40 Read by Ted Garvin
07 - The Utility of Religion, Part 03 20:14 Read by Ted Garvin
08 - The Utility of Religion, Part 04 16:50 Read by Ted Garvin
09 - Theism, Section 01 20:28 Read by JoeD
10 - Theism, Section 02 28:45 Read by JoeD
11 - Theism, Section 03 20:21 Read by JoeD
12 - Theism, Section 04 14:59 Read by JoeD
13 - Theism, Section 05 26:35 Read by Sunny Shields
14 - Theism, Section 06 22:57 Read by Sunny Shields
15 - Theism, Section 07 20:48 Read by Sunny Shields
16 - Theism, Section 08 21:26 Read by Sunny Shields
17 - Theism, Section 09 29:26 Read by hearhis

Reviews

well read


(5 stars)

It’s all insufferable nonsense, but it really gives more clarity to some of Mill’s other nonsense in e.g. On Liberty. The readers all did a good job, it was clear throughout

Wonderful read!


(5 stars)

Comparable to humes natural history of religion.! Great essays ill be sure to revisit