MILL, John Stuart


MILL, John Stuart
(1806-1873)
   British philosopher, essayist and political activist whose work still indirectly influences many academic disciplines including SOCIOLOGY, political SCIENCE, economics and the PHILOSOPHY of science. His best known works are probably Utilitarianism (1863) and The Subjection of Women (1871) while his neglected System of Logic (1843) has recently received renewed attention. Although he wrote little about RELIGION, his posthumous Three Essays on Religion (1874) revealed a cautious but SKEPTICAL interest.

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