The Cambridge Companion to Millby John Skorupski
Pub. Date: 01/13/1998
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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.
Table of ContentsIntroduction: the fortunes of liberal naturalism John Skorupski; 1. Language and logic John Skorupski; 2. Mill, mathematics and the naturalist tradition Philip Kitcher; 3. Induction and the scientific method Geoffrey Scarre; 4. Phenomenalism and the self Andy Hamilton; 5. Religion Alan Millar; 6. Psychology and the moral sciences Fred Wilson; 7. Utilitarianism Wendy Donner; 8. Mill's political economy: Ricardian science and the liberal utilitarian art Jonathan Riley; 9. Civilisation and culture as moral concepts John Robson; 10. Democracy, socialism and the working classes C. L. Ten; 11. The subjection of women Mary Lyndon Shanley; 12. Mill and the classical world Terence Irwin; 13. The Reception and Early Reputation of Mill's Political Thought Peter Nicholson; 14. Mill in a liberal landscape Alan Ryan.
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