LibriVox audiobook of J.S. Mill’s On Representative Government.
LibriVox recording of Autobiography by John Stuart Mill.
From website: This biography is actually a series of essays by prominent personalities of the time that shed light on John Stuart Mill’s life and areas of endeavor. Those areas include his experiences in India House, his moral character, certain… More
Professor Marilyn Booth presents her inaugural lecture entitled “The Islamic Politics of John Stuart Mill: Street literature, translation and gender activism in Egypt, circa 2002.” Excerpt: “The discourse on Islamic practices as a basis for… More
A lecture from the Yale course PHIL180: Philosophy and the Science of Human Nature Professor Gendler begins by recapping the topic of state legitimacy and then offers a way of understanding the disagreement between Rawls and Nozick as one over what states… More
Lecture 7 in Yale Open Courses PLSC 118: The Moral Foundations of Politics Overview from website: John Stuart Mill’s synthesis rights and utility follows naturally in the vein of neoclassical utilitarianism, and it attempts to compensate for many of the… More
Mill biographer Richard Reeves discusses liberalism, citizenship, and the common good.
Lecture 8 in Yale Open Courses course SOCY 151: Foundations of Modern Social Theory. From website: John Stuart Mill made important and influential amendments to Bentham’s ideas of utilitarianism. Perhaps most influentially, Mill states that there are… More
LibriVox recording of The Subjection of Women, by John Stuart Mill.
LibriVox recording of Utilitarianism, by John Stuart Mill. Read by D. E. Wittkower.
From website: Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the great nineteenth century political philosopher John Stuart Mill. He believed that, ‘The true philosophy is the marriage of poetry and logic’. He was one of the first thinkers to argue that a social… More
From C-Span: Mr. Capaldi talked about his book, John Stuart Mill: A Biography, published by Cambridge University Press. Mill, a 19th century British philosopher, wrote extensively on a variety of topics, including politics, economics, morality,… More
From website: Lecture on ethics/moral philosophy. John Stuart Mill’s Utilitarianism. Orienting comparisons between Kant & Mill. Utilitarianism in general as impartial welfare consequentialism. Three accounts of the good life: hedonism,… More
From the website: Lecture on ethics/moral philosophy. Mill’s Utilitarianism chapters 3 and 4 as two kinds of theory of action: motivation (3) and goal/standard of correctness (4). Why Mill’s proof of utilitarianism isn’t as silly as… More
Lecture on ethics/moral philosophy. Mill versus Brave New World: intelligence and free speech as its condition of cultivation; individuality and self-development as its condition of cultivation. The problem of justice and Mill’s response.