The ethics of John Stuart Mill by John Stuart Mill

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Published by W. Blackwood in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Utilitarianism,
  • Ethics

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Book details

ContributionsDouglas, Charles Mackinnon, 1865-1924
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ1006 .M65
The Physical Object
Paginationcxxvi, 233 p.
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24665827M
LC Control Number10004554
OCLC/WorldCa1929696

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James intended that his son carry on the radical utilitarian empiricist tradition, and this was reflected in his upbringing: John learned Greek and arithmetic at 3, and helped to edit his father’s book (the History of India) at 1.

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