Reference Writers: John Stuart Mill


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John Stuart Mill



“On the level plain, simple mounds look like hills; and the imbecile flatness of the present bourgeoisie is to be measured by the altitude of its great intellects.” [Marx, in reference to John Stuart Mill in Chapter 16 of Capital]




System of Logic (excerpt) 1843

Essays on Some Unsettled Questions of Political Economy (1844)

Essay I. Of the Laws of Interchange between Nations; and the Distribution of the Gains of Commerce among the Countries of the Commercial World
Essay II. Of the Influence of Consumption upon Production
Essay III. On the Words Productive and Unproductive
Essay IV. On Profits, and Interest
Essay V. On the Definition of Political Economy; and on the Method of Investigation proper to it

The Currency Question (1844)

Principles of Political Economy (1848)

Book 3. Chapter 1. Of Value
Book 3. Chapter 2. Of Demand and Supply in Relation to Value

Utilitarianism (1863)

1. General Remarks
2. What Utilitarianism Is
3. Of the Ultimate Sanction of the Principle of Utility
4. Of what sort of Proof the Principle of Utility is Susceptible
5. On the Connection between Justice and Utility

The Subjection of Women 1869

On Nature (published posthumously in 1874)