John Stuart Mill on The Contest in America: Full and Fine Text of 1862 Edition (Illustrated) by John Mill

John Stuart Mill on The Contest in America: Full and Fine Text of 1862 Edition (Illustrated)

byJohn Mill

Kobo ebook | November 7, 2014

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John Stuart Mill made essential contributions to social theory, political theory and political economy. He has been called "the most influential English-speaking philosopher of the nineteenth century". Today, Mill’s examinations of human rights, morality, personal and societal responsibilities, and the striving for individual happiness are still having impact on our philosophies, both private and political.

The essay on The Contest in America is one of Mill’s most influential contributions to social theory and is one of the foundational essay for Western interventionism including the United States today. It is one of the most widely read of all books on social theory in the world as Mill's On Liberty and On the Principles of Political Economy.

"War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things..." John Mill supported the American Civil War. He considered it worth fighting for the freedom of American slaves and the ending to the United States as a slave nation. Mill argued moral reasons to justify a war in the essay that is one of the most powerful and compelling arguments ever for human dignity and freedom as something worth fighting for.

In this essay, John Mill also presented his trenchant and insightful analysis of the conflict and the approach that UK in dealing with the American war when the British Parliament was considering intervening in the war.

John Mill is known as one of the founders of economics. This is a must-read book for people who are interested in the deepest thoughts about the interventionism and his influence on the United States by John Mill, one of the greatest thinkers on the planet.





Title:John Stuart Mill on The Contest in America: Full and Fine Text of 1862 Edition (Illustrated)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:November 7, 2014Publisher:AS TeamLanguage:English

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