The Cambridge Companion to Mill

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John Skorupski
Cambridge University Press, 1998 M01 13 - 591 pages
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. This companion furnishes the reader with a systematic and up-to-date account of the many facets of Mill's thought and influence. New readers will find this the most convenient and accessible guide to Mill currently available. Advanced students and specialists will find a conspectus of recent developments in the interpretation of Mill.

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Contents

Mill on language and logic
35
Mill mathematics and the naturalist tradition
57
Mill on induction and scientific method
112
Mill phenomenalism and the self
139
Mill on religion
176
Mill on psychology and the moral sciences
203
Mills utilitarianism
255
Mills political economy Ricardian science and liberal utilitarian art
293
Democracy socialism and the working classes
372
The subjection of women
396
Mill and the Classical world
423
The reception and early reputation of Mills political thought
464
Mill in a liberal landscape
497
Guide to further reading
541
Bibliography
544
Index
571

Civilization and culture as moral concepts
338

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