John Stuart Mill (20 May 1806 - 7 May 1873) was an English philosopher and economist. A student of Jeremy Bentham, Mill promoted the ideas of utilitarianism and liberalism and has been called “the most influential English language philosopher of the nineteenth century”. His most influential works include his books Utilitarianism (1863) and On Liberty (1859).

Further reading

Heydt, Colin (2006) John Stuart Mill (1806—1873), Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, October 24.

MacAskill, William & Darius Meissner (2020) John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism.

Macleod, Christopher (2016) John Stuart Mill, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, August 25 (updated 14 May 2020).

Mill, John Stuart (1963–91) Collected Works of John Stuart Mill, Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

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