John Stuart Mill: A British Socrates by K. N DemetriouJohn Stuart Mill: A British Socrates by K. N Demetriou

John Stuart Mill: A British Socrates

byK. N DemetriouEditorA. Loizides

Hardcover | May 7, 2013

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This edited collection highlights the inquisitive and synthetic aspects of John Stuart Mill's mode of philosophising while exploring various aspects of Mill's thought, intellectual development and influence. The contributors to this volume discuss a number of Mill's ideas including those on political participation, democracy, liberty and justice.
Kyriakos N. Demetriou is Associate Professor in the History of Political Thought, Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cyprus, Cyprus.   Antis Loizeides is Researcher, Department of Social and Political Sciences, University of Cyprus, Cyprus.
Title:John Stuart Mill: A British SocratesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:261 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:May 7, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230369286

ISBN - 13:9780230369283

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Table of Contents

Preface Abbreviations 1. Introduction; Kyriakos N. Demetriou and Antis Loizides 2. The Philosophy of Error and Liberty of Thought: J.S. Mill on Logical Fallacies; Frederick Rosen 3. J.S. Mill, Romantics' Socrates, and the Public Role of the Intellectual; Nadia Urbinati 4. The Socratic Origins of J. S. Mill's 'Art of Life'; Antis Loizides 5. Mill's Greek Ideal of Individuality; Jonathan Riley 6. Uncelebrated Trouble Maker: J.S. Mill as English Radicalism's Foreign Politics Gadfly; Georgios Varouxakis 7. The Philosopher in the Agora; Alan Ryan 8. The Spirit of Athens: George Grote and John Stuart Mill on Classical Republicanism; Kyriakos N. Demetriou 9. Three Visions of Liberty: John Stuart Mill, Isaiah Berlin, Quentin Skinner; Giovanni Giorgini 10. Mill through Rawls; Gregoris Molivas Notes on Contributors Index

Editorial Reviews

This collection of essays, written by some of the most distinguished scholars working in Mill studies today, represents a highly original and extremely important re-evaluation of Mill's career. By exposing and exploring Mill's intellectual debt to the Socratic tradition, it will have a profound and lasting impact on future interpretations of Mill's thought, and on our understanding of utilitarian philosophy more generally.Philip Schofield, Faculty of Laws, UCL, University of London, UKThis stimulating collection of original essays reminds modern readers just how deeply Mill's debts to Socratic 'elenchus' were intertwined with his liberal utilitarian normative commitments.David Weinstein, Department of Politics and International Affairs, Wake Forestr University, USA