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John Stuart Mill

(1806—1873) philosopher, economist, and advocate of women's rights

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Scottish philosopher who advocated utilitarianism. His book On Liberty (1859) made him famous as a defender of

Mill, John Stuart

Mill, John Stuart (1806–73)   Reference library

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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2009

(1806–73),

social philosopher, political and economic theorist. A writer of astonishing range and versatility, Mill both

Mill, John Stuart

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John Skorupski

The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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2005
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(1806–73),

son of James Mill. He was the greatest British philosopher of the nineteenth century, bringing Britain's traditions of ...

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Richard L. Gregory

The Oxford Companion to the Mind (2 ed.)

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2006
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(1806–73). British philosopher and political economist, born in London, the son of James Mill. He was brought up by his father to be a genius— which indeed he became—being taught ... More
Mill, J. S.

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Robert Newsom

The Oxford Reader's Companion to Dickens

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the leading Victorian proponent of utilitarianism, and perhaps as much misunderstood by Dickens as Dickens was by him. The two had numerous mutual friends and might have joined forces in ... More
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The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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2010
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John Stuart Mill was born in London on 20 May 1806 and died in Avignon, in a house next to

Mill, John Stuart

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The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

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2010
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Mill was born in London on 20 May 1806 and died on 7 May 1873 in Avignon, in a house

Mill, John Stuart

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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2006
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John Stuart Mill's early life is extraordinarily well known, not only because he famously served as an experiment in utilitarian

Mill, John Stuart

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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2002
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(1806–1873)

A British philosopher, social scientist, reformer, and humanist who elaborated the social and economic dimensions of utilitarianism

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Joyce Burnette

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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(1806–1873), English philosopher and economist. John Stuart Mill was not only one of the most important economists of the nineteenth century, but also a philosopher, politician, ... More

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