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Law of Nations

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James Mill (1773-1836) was a Scottish historian, economist, political theorist, and philosopher. He was the father of influential philosopher of classical liberalism, John Stuart Mill. In 1798, he was licensed as a preacher, but met with little success. From 1790 to 1802, in addition to holding various tutorships, he occupied himself with historical and philosophical studi ...more
Paperback, 56 pages
Published December 26th 2008 by Dodo Press
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Law of Nations was a rather short read, which is remarkable considering the range of issues it dealt with: From international jurisprudence to piracy to the psychological effects of laws (the latter was particularly interesting to me as a criminologist). I didn't have a feeling that the treatment of any particular issue (with one notable exception) was too superficial or shallow. I'm honestly impressed at this efficiency of thought.

While this book was written by a utilitarian, it has none of the
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