Tag: John Stuart Mill

October 21, 2010  |  No Comments

John Stuart Mill is the rock star of moral philosophy.  And I don’t say that because he trashed his hotel rooms.  He didn’t trash them, or even stay in them, to my knowledge.

But he’s got the sort of brilliance that sings, that fears no tradition and no opprobrium.  Jeremy Bentham’s idea of utilitarianism (a good … Read More