The General Philosophy of John Stuart Mill

The General Philosophy of John Stuart Mill

by Victor Sanchez-Valencia
     
 

Reproductions of 28 articles from publication in various philosophical journals between 1962 and 1996, comment on the writings of British philosopher and social reformer Mill (1806-73). The topics include whether he was really concerned with Hume's problem of induction, inductivist versus deductivist approaches in the philosophy of science as illustrated in some… See more details below

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Reproductions of 28 articles from publication in various philosophical journals between 1962 and 1996, comment on the writings of British philosopher and social reformer Mill (1806-73). The topics include whether he was really concerned with Hume's problem of induction, inductivist versus deductivist approaches in the philosophy of science as illustrated in some controversies between him and Whewell, verification and the business of science, Mill and Comte on psychology, laws and numbers, proof and implication in his philosophy of logic, logic as an instrument, Lockwood and Mill on connotation and prediction, defending Millian theories, reluctant skepticism in his religious thought, and poetic truth. Only names are indexed. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780754620686
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
08/01/2002
Series:
International Library of Critical Essays in the History of Philosophy
Pages:
542
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Series Preface
Introduction
1Mill's Two Views on Belief
2Mill and Some Contemporary Critics on "Cause"
3Was Mill Really Concerned with Hume's Problem of Induction?
4Mill on the Operation of Discovering and Proving General Propositions
5John Stuart Mill on Induction and Hypotheses
6John Stuart Mill on Verification and the Business of Science
7Whewell and Mill on Induction
8Inductivist versus Deductivist Approaches in the Philosophy of Science as Illustrated by Some Controversies between Whewell and Mill
9Whewell and Mill on the Relation between Philosophy of Science and History of Science
10Positivism, Philosophy of Science, and Self-Understanding in Comte and Mill
11Mill and Comte on Psychology
12Mill and Comte on the Method of Introspection
13Frege, Mill, and the Foundations of Arithmetic
14Arithmetic for the Millian
15Mill, Laws and Numbers
16Mill and De Morgan on Whether the Syllogism is a Petitio
17Boole and Mill: Differing Perspectives on Logical Psychologism
18Proof and Implication in Mill's Philosophy of Logic
19Logic as Instrument: The Millian View on the Role of Logic
20On Predicating Proper Names
21Lockwood and Mill on Connotation and Predication
22A Question of Connotation: An Answer to Keating
23Defending Millian Theories
24Mill, Quine and Natural Kinds
25The Religious Thought of John Stuart Mill: A Study in Reluctant Scepticism
26Early Buddhism and John Stuart Mill's Thinking in the Fields of Philosophy and Religion: Some Notes toward a Comparative Study
27The Ideology of Antithesis: Science versus Literature and the Exemplary Case of J.S. Mill
28Mill on Poetic Truth: Are Intuitive Inferences Valid?
Name Index

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