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John Stuart Mill (1806-1873): The Divine Attributes

John Stuart Mill was an original thinker. In fact, his father brought him up to be an original thinker, teaching him Latin and Greek at a very early age. By the time he became a teenager, Mill had learned both … Continue reading

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NOTES on Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) and John Stuart Mill (1806-1873): An Act is Right or Wrong According to Its Consequences

https://pixabay.com/en/ethics-wordcloud-consequentialism-947570/  Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832): The Father of Utilitarianism Jeremy Bentham is the father of utilitarianism. He was aware of the bad results of the Industrial Revolution: child labor, sweat shops, poor wages, bad working conditions, long hours, crowded living quarters, … Continue reading

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NOTES on John Stuart Mill (1806-1873): The Case for Liberty and Law

John Stuart Mill is known for his work in such areas as morality, logic, the emancipation of women, and political science. In On Liberty (1859), he defends Humankind’s freedom against the encroachments of governments. Civil, or Social, Liberty Mill’s subject … Continue reading

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