Nature The Utility Of Religion And Theism

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Kessinger Publishing, Mar 1, 2004 - Religion - 272 pages
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1874. John Stuart Mill is one of the foremost representatives of utilitarian thought as well as one of the most influential of nineteenth century liberals. Influenced by his wife, Harriet Taylor, Mill developed a very humane version of utilitarianism that was sympathetic to women's rights, labor unions, proportional representation, and other liberal themes. Contents: Nature; Utility of Religion; and Theism: The Evidences of Theism; Argument for a First Cause; Argument from the General Consent of Mankind; The Argument from Consciousness; The Argument from Marks of Design in Nature; Attributes; Immortality; Revelation and General Result. See other works by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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John Stuart Mill, Classical economist, was born in 1806. His father was the Ricardian economist, James Mill. John Stuart Mill's writings on economics and philosophy were prodigious. His "Principles of Political Economy, With Some of Their Applications to Social Philosophy," published in 1848, was the leading economics textbook of the English-speaking world during the second half of the 19th century. Some of Mill's other works include "Considerations on Representative Government," "Auguste Comte and Positivism," "The Subjection of Women," and "Three Essays on Religion." John Mill died in 1873.

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