James Mill

[Revised entry by Terence Ball on June 19, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] James Mill (1773 - 1836) was a Scots-born political philosopher, historian, psychologist, educational theorist,
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[Revised entry by Terence Ball on June 19, 2014. Changes to: Bibliography] James Mill (1773 - 1836) was a Scots-born political philosopher, historian, psychologist, educational theorist, economist, and legal, political and penal reformer. Well-known and highly regarded in his day, he is now all but forgotten. Mill's reputation now rests mainly on two biographical facts. The first is that his first-born son was John Stuart Mill, who became even more eminent than his father. The...

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