Historical Who is Who

MILL JS

1806 - 1873
United Kingdom
PHILOSOPHY, POLITICS

John Stuart Mill’s erudition was eastablished for him by his father (age 3: Greek;age 8  arithmetic and Latin; age 12 Logic; age13 political economy.; age 14 history, law and philosophy; and age 17 full-time office employment. Exposure from then on to Jeremy Bentham established his penchant for Utilitarian thinking which materialised in a succession of influential books, including those on the nature of freedom and on women’s liberation.

Life

Writings

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