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Rene DesCartes and John Stuart Mill
Internet Archive Works by John Stuart Mill at LibriVox (public domain. I never turned recreant to intellectual culture, or ceased to consider the power and practice of analysis as an essential condition both of individual and of social improvement. As"d in Egoists: A Book of Supermen (1909) by James Huneker,. In his three years in Parliament, he was more willing to compromise than the "radical" principles expressed in his writing would lead one to expect. In Montpellier, he attended the winter courses on chemistry, zoology, logic of the Facult des Sciences, as well as taking a course in higher mathematics. Those only are happy (I thought) who have their minds fixed on some object other than their own happiness; on the happiness of others, on the improvement of mankind, even on some art or pursuit, followed not as a means, but as itself an ideal.
38 (February 2010. . 54 (JanuaryFebruary 1998 5464. Then, indeed, the wonderful power with which he put them forth made a deep impression upon me, and I was during a long period one of his most fervent admirers; but the good his writings did me, was not as philosophy to instruct, but. The idea can never be fitly introduced into ethical discussions at all, except, occasionally and partially, into the question of degrees of culpability. And if the fool, or the pig, are of a different opinion, it is because they only know their own side of the question." 47 Mill defines the difference between higher and lower forms of pleasure with the principle that those who have experienced both. 167) Experience has taught me that those who give their time to the absorbing claims of what is called society, not having leisure to keep up a large acquaintance with the organs of opinion, remain much more ignorant of the general state either of the. Zakaras (Cambridge University Press, 2007). However, if the majority merely find a certain opinion disagreeable or disgusting this is something they must bear for the sake of the greater good of human freedom. Human beings have faculties more elevated than the animal appetites, and when once made conscious of them, do not regard anything as happiness which does not include their gratification. The Trait de Lgislation wound up with what was to me a most impressive picture of human life as it would be made by such opinions and such laws as were recommended in the treatise. Barnes Noble Library of Essential Reading.
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