The General Philosophy of John Stuart Mill

The General Philosophy of John Stuart Mill

by Victor Sanchez-Valencia
     
 

ISBN-10: 0754620689

ISBN-13: 9780754620686

Pub. Date: 08/01/2002

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

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

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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

Acknowledgementsix
Series Prefacexi
Introductionxiii
Part IThe Theory of Knowledge
1'Mill's Two Views on Belief', Philosophy, The Journal of the Royal Institute of Philosophy, 59, pp. 79-97. (1984)3
2'Mill and Some Contemporary Critics on "Cause"', The Personalist, 54, pp. 123-29. (1973)23
3'Was Mill Really Concerned with Hume's Problem of Induction?', The Mill News Letter, 18, pp. 6-23. (1983)31
Part IIPhilosophy of Science
4'Mill on the Operation of Discovering and Proving General Propositions', The Mill News Letter, 17, pp. 1-14. (1982)51
5'John Stuart Mill on Induction and Hypotheses', Journal of the History of Philosophy, 29, pp. 69-83. (1991)65
6'John Stuart Mill on Verification and the Business of Science', History of Political Economy, 24, pp. 843-66. (1992)81
Part IIIThe Polemic Between Mill and Whewell
7'Whewell and Mill on Induction', Philosophy of Science, 29, pp. 279-84. (1962)107
8'Inductivist versus Deductivist Approaches in the Philosophy of Science as Illustrated by Some Controversies between Whewell and Mill', The Monist, 55, pp. 343-67. (1971)113
9'Whewell and Mill on the Relation between Philosophy of Science and History of Science', Studies in History and Philosophy of Science, 14, pp. 113-26. (1983)139
Part IVThe Relation Between Mill and Comte
10'Positivism, Philosophy of Science, and Self-Understanding in Comte and Mill', American Philosophical Quarterly, 26, pp. 253-68. (1989)155
11'Mill and Comte on Psychology', Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 25, pp. 125-38. (1989)171
12'Mill and Comte on the Method of Introspection', Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 27, pp. 107-29. (1991)185
Part VPhilosophy of Mathematics
13'Frege, Mill, and the Foundations of Arithmetic', The Journal of Philosophy, 77, pp. 65-79. (1980)211
14'Arithmetic for the Millian', Philosophical Studies, 37, pp. 215-36. (1980)227
15'Mill, Laws and Numbers', Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 66, pp. 320-30. (1988)249
Part VIPhilosophy of Logic
16'Mill and De Morgan on Whether the Syllogism is a Petitio', International Logic Review, 8, pp. 57-68. (1977)263
17'Boole and Mill: Differing Perspectives on Logical Psychologism', History and Philosophy of Logic, 1, pp. 19-36. (1980)275
18'Proof and Implication in Mill's Philosophy of Logic', History and Philosophy of Logic, 5, pp. 19-37. (1984)293
19'Logic as Instrument: The Millian View on the Role of Logic', History and Philosophy of Logic, 17, pp. 73-83. (1996)313
Part VIIPhilosophy of Language
20'On Predicating Proper Names', Philosophical Review, 84, pp. 471-98. (1975)327
21'Lockwood and Mill on Connotation and Predication', Analysis, 39, pp. 183-88. (1979)355
22'A Question of Connotation: An Answer to Keating', Analysis, 39, pp. 189-94. (1979)361
23'Defending Millian Theories', Mind, 107, pp. 703-27. (1998)367
24'Mill, Quine and Natural Kinds', Metaphilosophy, 24, pp. 275-92. (1993)393
Part VIIIPhilosophy of Religion and Literature
25'The Religious Thought of John Stuart Mill: A Study in Reluctant Scepticism', Journal of History of Ideas, 23, pp. 475-95. (1962)413
26'Early Buddhism and John Stuart Mill's Thinking in the Fields of Philosophy and Religion: Some Notes toward a Comparative Study', Philosophy East and West, 37, pp. 260-85. (1987)435
27'The Ideology of Antithesis: Science versus Literature and the Exemplary Case of J.S. Mill', Modern Language Quarterly, 42, pp. 247-64. (1981)461
28'Mill on Poetic Truth: Are Intuitive Inferences Valid?', Texas Studies in Literature and Language, 23, pp. 27-51. (1981)479
Name Index505

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