John S Mill

John Stuart Mill was a British philosopher and civil servant who lived from 1806 to 1873. His view of liberty justified individual liberty in opposed to unrestricted state control, making him a significant contributor to social theory, political theory, and political economy. He was a supporter of utilitarianism, an ethical theory founded by Jeremy Bentham, however he had a completely different interpretation of it than Bentham. He clearly stated the premises of falsification as a fundamental component in the scientific method in order to address the issues identified in an inductive approach to science, such as confirmation bias. Mill was also a Member of Parliament and a key influence in liberal political thought.

The person should be free to do as he likes until he harms others, according to John Stuart Mill, who was influenced by Joseph Priestley and Josiah Warren. Persons are logical enough to make decisions about their own well-being and to practice any religion they Read More chevron_right