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And he is VERY liberal, which isn't necessarily a problem but means that his perceptions are slanted.
A long and tiresome journey for such an interesting character leads to the conclusion that bios are at times best left to others.
This book will be "must reading" for anyone studying Mill, or Harriet Taylor, or this period Victorian English philosophy.
This book can be read in many ways, as a testimony of an unusual education, as a description of an era long gone by, and even as a sad love story. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Alejandro Gaviria
John Stuart Mill, (1806-1873) was a British philosopher (known as a Utilitarian), political economist and member of Parliament. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Steven H Propp
However the book is not split into chapters. Besides, the table of contents don't work properly on the Kindle Paperwhite. Read morePublished 2 months ago by David
I enjoy JS Mills philosophy and enjoyed reading about his up bringing. It was a hard read, I found myself rereading paragraphs to understand the points he was trying to get... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Fast Eddie
I've been re-reading a lot of Mill's stuff recently and must admit that I find it less perfect than I found it when I first read him. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Jason Goetz
I don't know what I expected, but this wasn't it. A long and tiresome journey for such an interesting character leads to the conclusion that bios are at times best left to others.Published on March 31, 2011 by Lewis S. Gossette
Ever wonder for which bipolar monomaniac the Sorcerer's Apprentice worked? Now you know. Drier than Dryden, boot-licking admirer of the thief of his childhood, humorless bookworm... Read morePublished on September 18, 2005 by David Govett
This AUTOBIOGRAPHY makes more sense than trying to learn anything. John Stuart Mill was born on 29 May 1806 and died 8 May 1873, already old and famous in England and Ireland... Read morePublished on October 21, 2004 by Bruce P. Barten