Early life and career the eldest son of the british historian, economist, and philosopher james mill, he was born in his father's house in pentonville, london he was educated exclusively by his father, who was a strict disciplinarian by his eighth year he had read in the original greek aesop's fables, xenophon's anabasis,. John stuart mill : a biography / nicholas capaldi p cm includes bibliographical references t most important facts about the life of john stuart mill were that he was the son of james mill and john stuart mill: a biography that the essay would take twelve years to complete and become a work of ten volumes. John stuart mill facts: the english philosopher and economist john stuart mill ( 1806-1873) was the most influential british thinker of the 19th century he is known for his writings on logic and scientific methodology and his voluminous essays on social a. The oldest of nine children, john stuart mill was born on may 20, 1806 in north london his father, james mill, was a student of jeremy bentham, a radical utilitarian john was accelerated through school and shared the company of many of his father's intellectual friends throughout his adolescence in fact, young john was. John stuart mill biographical information - john stuart mill was a very intelligent man, who not only was a great economist of his time, but he was also a philosopher, scholar, author and a political scientist he was the “most influential english-speaking philosopher of the 19th century” (john mill, 1) john made a huge impact.
First, he argued, society's utility would be maximized if each person was free to make his or her own choices1 second, mill believed that freedom was required for each person's development as a whole person in his famous essay on liberty, mill enunciated the principle that “the sole end for which mankind are warranted. John stuart mill biographical a cross the bleak desert of intellect which coincides with the first fifty years of the reign of queen victoria there run numerous uncertain incomprehensible to the public, and so his notes had to be edited note the “ essays on unsettled questions in political economy,” which was. (1843) a system of logic (1844) essays on some unsettled questions of political economy (1848) principles of political economy (1859) on liberty ( 1861) notes ↑ friedrich hayek (1941) the counter-revolution of science economica 8 (31): 281-320 ↑ nicholas capaldi john stuart mill: a biography ( cambridge. John stuart mill: a biography p 33, cambridge, 2004, isbn 0-521-62024-4 in darwin's shadow: the life and science of alfred russel wallace: a biographical study on the psychology of history oxford university press p 212 utilitarianism and other essays london: penguin books p 11.
Source: editor's introduction to the collected works of john stuart mill, volume i - autobiography and literary essays, ed closing the preceding narrative, i am influenced by a desire not to leave incomplete the record, for the sake of which chiefly this biographical sketch was undertaken, of the obligations i owe to those. Please refer to the repository record for this item for information to help you to in this essay, i relate material in the original published work – john stuart mill 10 the character of mill's liberalism was also shaped by his own perceptions of his early life he was sensitive to criticism, from those such as thomas carlyle, that.
Essay on theism importance of the third essay summary of chief points in mill s character his receptivity of diverse influences destructive and constructive side his disinterestedness, courage, and zeal for mankind a visit of mill to mr john morley , 160 index 179 appendix (i) 189 (h) 191 bibliography,. The life, works and biographical details of js mill born in london in 1806, son of james mill, philosopher, economist and senior official in the east india company during his lifetime, it was his essay on liberty 1859 that aroused the greatest controversy, and the most violent expressions of approval and disapproval. West, henry r, ed, the blackwell guide to mill's utilitarianism, oxford: blackwell , 2006 from the publisher: contains the complete text of utilitarianism and twelve related essays essays cover the background to mill's classic essay, analyses of the arguments, and contemporary debates within the utilitarian tradition. John stuart mill was a famous british philosopher known for his significant contribution towards the rights of women check out this biography to know about his childhood, family life, achievements and other facts related to his life.
Critics regard his essay on liberty as a seminal work in the development of british liberalism enhanced by his powerful, lucid, and accessible prose style, mill's writings on government, economics, and logic suggest a model for society that remains compelling and relevant biographical information mill was born in london,. John stuart mill “on the level plain, simple mounds look like hills and the imbecile flatness of the present bourgeoisie is to be measured by the altitude of its great intellects” [marx, in reference to john stuart mill in chapter 16 of capital] biography system of logic (excerpt) 1843 essays on some unsettled questions of. John stuart mill (1806–1873) i truly hope no one reads this and thinks that this is how a summary of text works i thought i was good at writing essays all through freshman and sophomore year of high school but then in my junior year i got this awful teacher (i doubt you're reading this, but screw you mr murphy) he.