© 2007

J.S. Mill Revisited

Biographical and Political Explorations

  • Authors

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Bruce L. Kinzer
    Pages 1-7
  3. Bruce L. Kinzer
    Pages 8-42
  4. Bruce L. Kinzer
    Pages 43-76
  5. Bruce L. Kinzer
    Pages 77-111
  6. Bruce L. Kinzer
    Pages 146-163
  7. Bruce L. Kinzer
    Pages 164-178
  8. Bruce L. Kinzer
    Pages 179-204
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 205-248

About this book


Bruce Kinzer offers a rich examination of personal and political themes in the life of the most influential liberal thinker of the Nineteenth century. He investigates young Mill's formative period and his relations with his father, Harriet Taylor, and Thomas Carlyle. Kinzer explores issues that bear upon our understanding of Mill as an engaged political thinker and actor and offers a complex portrait of Mill's life and politics.


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About the authors

BRUCE L. KINZER is Professor of History, Kenyon College, USA.

Bibliographic information


"Insightfully rich." - Victorian Studies