In his attempt to define "liberalism" Ryan gives a short list of liberals that includes John Locke, Adam Smith, Montesquieu, Thomas Jefferson, John Stuart Mill
, Lord Acton, T.
1) John Stuart Mill
's On Liberty affirms full-blown utilitarianism: "I regard utility as the ultimate appeal on all ethical questions"; see John Stuart Mill
, "On Liberty," in Classics of Western Philosophy, ed.
He had found his metier, and for the next fifty years John Stuart Mill
would be a tireless engine of thinking, writing, and persuading.
Still, such a deep level of analysis does not seem to allow Ben-Porath to fully appreciate other aspects of implementing civic rights which incidentally made Isaia Berlin or John Stuart Mill
argue their case against the state's patronage.
The classical tradition in economic theory reached its most advanced state with the works of John Stuart Mill
John Stuart Mill
, while advocating originality of thought, suggested that we live in an age that is intent on "supplying our deficiency of giants by the united efforts of a constantly increasing multitude of dwarfs.
Most were outsiders--a Frenchman: Gustave de Beaumont, two Germans: Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, and a majority of English commentators: John Stuart Mill
, Harriet Martineau, Sir Henry Maine, James Anthony Froude and Matthew Arnold.
The idea of market failure would prove most successful, as would be the economics of welfare: when politicians today defend the market "but with limits, because there are things the free market cannot provide," they are repeating, as Keynes said, the ideas of a defunct economist: in this case, John Stuart Mill
There is a sound argument to suggest that things have come a long way since the first call for women's right to vote in 1869 by British MP John Stuart Mill
Aflandu-ne in fata unui subiect de cercetare relativ nou, analiza regimului laicitatii si a libertatii religioase impune atat adoptarea unei pozitii mai flexibile privind consecintele si influenta asupra istoriei europene cat si postularea unei formulari ultimative de ordin teoretic pornind de la aspectele teoreticofilosofice ale gandirii lui John Stuart Mill
British Utilitarianists such as Jeremy Bentham, James Mill and John Stuart Mill
developed utilitarianism as a way to homogenize moral ideas (p.
Edward Gibbons' Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire would be a worthy choice, as would something by John Stuart Mill