John Stuart Mill by Henry Magid

Magid, Henry M. “John Stuart Mill.” In History of Political Philosophy, Strauss and Cropsey, eds. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1963. Pp.679-696.

A one-essay, comprehensive overview of Mill’s political philosophy, discussing his method, moral philosophy, philosophy of history, theories of social progress, and writings on representative government.

Sections include:

I. Method in Political Philosophy

II. Philosophy of History

III. Moral Considerations

IV. The End of the State

V.The Argument for Representative Government

VI. The Analysis of Representative Government

VII. Theory of Liberty

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