Mill, John Stuart

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Mill, John Stuart definition

A nineteenth-century English philosopher and economist. Two of his best-known works are Utilitarianism, a classic statement of that approach to ethics (see utilitarianism), and “On Liberty,” a similar statement for liberal thought in politics.

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