John Stuart Mill





John Stuart Mill


Born
in Pentonville, London, England, The United Kingdom
May 20, 1806

Died
May 08, 1873

Genre

Influences


John Stuart Mill, British philosopher, political economist, civil servant and Member of Parliament, was an influential liberal thinker of the 19th century. He was an exponent of utilitarianism, an ethical theory developed by Jeremy Bentham, although his conception of it was very different from Bentham's.

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On Liberty

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Utilitarianism

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On Liberty and Other Essays

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The Subjection of Women

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J. S. Mill: 'On Liberty' an...

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On Liberty and Utilitarianism

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Autobiography

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“Bad men need nothing more to compass their ends, than that good men should look on and do nothing.”
John Stuart Mill, Inaugural Address Delivered to the University of St Andrews, 2/1/1867

“A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.”
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“I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.”
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