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BBC – R4 – Great Lives – John Stuart Mill – Series 29 – Episode 6 of 9 – 8/1/2013

An interesting Radio programme examination of the life of the precociously talented J.S. Mills, who realised in his mid-life crisis at the age of 20, that emotional relations are what makes people happy. Coming from the school of Bentham this was a crisis of confidence in Utilitarian Philosophy which led J.S. Mills to the discovery of Poetry. Continue reading

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