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John Stuart Mill (1806–1873)

Mill, John Stuart. A celebrated English philosophical writer, logician, and political economist, son of James; born in London, May 20, 1806; died at Avignon, France, May 8, 1873. In early childhood he was educated by his father after a unique and rigid system. He became superintendent and proprietor of the Westminster Review (1836–40); chief examiner of the India House (1856); Member of Parliament (1865). Among his most important works were: ‘Logic’ (1843); ‘Political Economy’ (1848); ‘Essay on Liberty’ (1859); ‘Utilitarianism’ (1862); ‘Examination of Sir William Hamilton’s Philosophy’ (1865); ‘Auguste Comte and Positivism’ (1865); ‘On the Subjection of Women’ (1869); etc. His ‘Autobiography’ appeared in 1873. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).