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The Cambridge Companion to Mill : Cambridge Companions to Philosophy (Hardcover) - John Skorupski

The Cambridge Companion to Mill

Cambridge Companions to Philosophy (Hardcover)

By: John Skorupski (Editor)

Paperback Published: 8th June 1998
ISBN: 9780521422116
Number Of Pages: 608

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This companion furnishes the reader with a systematic and fully up-to-date account of the many facets of Mill's thought and influence. The volume also illuminates the many connections between Mill's philosophy and contemporary work in epistemology, ethics, social and political philosophy, and economies. It will be of special interest to all philosophers as well as a broad range of students and readers of political science, economies, and the history of ideas. New readers will find this the most convenient and accessible guide to Mill currently available. Advanced students and specialists will find a conspectus of recent developments in the interpretation of Mill.

"Skorupski has produced a worthy addition to the 'Cambridge Companions' series of major philosophers...The contributors represent a 'Who's Who' of Mill scholarship, and it is fortunate that their distilled reflections have been gathered in this convenient form." H.Oberdiek, Choice "This collection of original essays on John Stuart Mill's philosophy is the most comprehensive and most authoritative work on Mill in recent years. It should be a required purchase for any academic library and required reading for any Mill scholar." Herny R. West, International Philosophy Quarterly

Introduction: the fortunes of liberal naturalism
Language and logic
Mill, mathematics and the naturalist tradition
Induction and the scientific method
Phenomenalism and the self
Religion
Psychology and the moral sciences
Utilitarianism
Mill's political economy: Ricardian science and the liberal utilitarian art
Civilisation and culture as moral concepts
Democracy, socialism and the working classes
The subjection of women Mary
Mill and the classical world
The Reception and Early Reputation of Mill's Political Thought
Mill in a liberal landscape
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ISBN: 9780521422116
ISBN-10: 0521422116
Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy (Hardcover)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 608
Published: 8th June 1998
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 4.1
Weight (kg): 0.82