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Author Miller, Dale E., 1966-

Title J.S. Mill : moral, social and political thought / Dale E. Miller

Publ Info Cambridge, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Polity Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  JC223.M66 M554 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript viii, 252 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Classic thinkers
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-242) and index
Contents Pt. I. FOUNDATIONS OF MILL'S MORAL, SOCIAL AND POLITICAL THOUGHT. A singular life -- Mill's understanding of human nature -- Pt. II. MILL'S MORAL PHILOSOPHY. The 'proof' of the principle of utility -- The higher pleasures -- Utilitarianism : The 'happiness morality' -- Mill's theory of right and wrong -- Pt. III. MILL'S SOCIAL AND POLITICAL THOUGHT. Mill on liberty and individuality -- Millian normative political economy -- Millian democracy -- Pt. IV. CONCLUDING REMARKS. Mill's Utopian utilitarianism
Note This text offers a clear and highly readable introduction to the ethical and social-political philosophy of John Stuart Mill. Dale Miller provides a cogent and careful account of the main arguments offered by Mill, considers the critical responses to his work, and assesses its legacy for contemporary philosophy
LC subject Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873
Political science -- Philosophy
ISBN 9780745625836
9780745625843 (pbk.)
0745625843 (pbk.)