John Stuart Mill
#35 Overall Influence

John Stuart Mill

British philosopher and political economist


Why is this person notable and influential?

John Stuart Mill , usually cited as J. S. Mill, was a British philosopher, political economist, and civil servant. One of the most influential thinkers in the history of classical liberalism, he contributed widely to social theory, political theory, and political economy. Dubbed “the most influential English-speaking philosopher of the nineteenth century”, His conception of liberty justified the freedom of the individual in opposition to unlimited state and social control.

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University of London
University of London

Federal research university in London, England

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Notable Works

What contributions to academia has this person made?
  • Autobiography
  • The Subjection of Women
  • Essays on Some Unsettled Questions of Political Economy
  • Principles of Political Economy
  • On Social Freedom
  • Considerations on Representative Government
  • Utilitarianism
  • On Liberty

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