John Stuart Mill and the Ethic of Human Growth

In this well-researched, comprehensive study of J.S. Mill, Professor Habibi argues that the persistent, dominant theme of Mill's life and work was his passionate belief in human improvement and progress. Several Mill scholars recognize this; however, numerous writers overlook his 'growth e...

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Main Author: Habibi, D.A.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2001, 2001
Edition:1st ed. 2001
Series:Philosophical Studies Series
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1: Introduction
  • 2: Mill’s Conception of Human Growth
  • 3: Mill’s Moral Philosophy
  • 4: On Liberty: Positive and Negative
  • 5: Liberty, Paternalism, and the Status of Children
  • 6: Colonialism, Civilization, and Progress
  • 7: Mill’s Ethic of Human Growth: Criticism and Evaluation
  • 8: Mill on Growth: Summary and Conclusions