John Stuart Mill; His Life and Works


This biography is actually a series of essays by prominent personalities of the time that shed light on John Stuart Mill's life and areas of endeavor. Those areas include his experiences in India House, his moral character, certain botanical explorations, how effective he was as a critic, studies in morals and the law, and discoveries concerning political economy. They also explore ideas concerning his influence on institutions of higher learning, accomplishments as a politician, and fame as a philosopher. (Summary by Bill Boerst)

Genre(s): Biography & Autobiography, Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 A Sketch of His Life, Pt 1 Henry Richard Fox Bourne Etext Bill Boerst
00:24:36 en
Play 02 A Sketch of His Life, Pt. 2 Henry Richard Fox Bourne Etext Bill Boerst
00:17:11 en
Play 03 His Career in the India House W. T. Thornton Etext Bill Boerst
00:13:56 en
Play 04 His Moral Character Herbert Spencer Etext Bill Boerst
00:07:21 en
Play 05 His Botanical Studies Henry Trimen Etext Bill Boerst
00:11:00 en
Play 06 His Place as a Critic William Minto Etext Bill Boerst
00:10:01 en
Play 07 His Work in Philosophy J. H. Levy Etext Bill Boerst
00:11:40 en
Play 08 His Studies in Morals and Jurisprudence W. A. Hunter Etext Bill Boerst
00:05:14 en
Play 09 His Work in Political Economy J. E. Cairnes Etext Bill Boerst
00:16:04 en
Play 10 His Influence at the Universities Henry Fawcett Etext Bill Boerst
00:11:18 en
Play 11 His Influence as a Practical Politician Millicent Garrett Fawcett Etext Bill Boerst
00:11:05 en
Play 12 His Relation to Positivism Frederic Harrison Etext Bill Boerst
00:04:29 en
Play 13 His Position as a Philosopher W. A. Hunter Etext Bill Boerst
00:09:50 en