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The Autobiography of John Stuart Mill

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`On the one hand, it is the fullest, most informative and most accurate account of an intellectual milieu of abiding historical importance. On the other, it is a thoughtful but uncomprehending self-portrait of one of the strangest men that ever lived.' This is how A.O.J. Cockshut describes Mill's autobiography in his perceptive and illuminating introduction to this new edition.

The philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill remains one of the most widely read and influential thinkers of the nineteenth century. His autobiography, published shortly after his death in 1873, records the rigorous education devised by his father, the influence of the Benthamite School, and the development of the author's convictions and interests. This edition contains a wealth of textual and explanatory notes, making it both attractive to scholars and accessible to a wider readership.

A.O.J. Cockshut is a fellow of Hertford College, Oxford. Among the many books which have established his international reputation as an eloquent authority on 19th and 20th century writers and writing are studies of the arts of biography and autobiography.

This edition is the 1992 Library Green Buckram Hardback. Condition is like new internally but with some minor annotations on about 10 pages. Minor shelf ware to DJ and sunning on spine/back. Hardback boards have synchronised "bump" front and back on top.

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Author(s):
Cockshut, A. O. J. (edited by)
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1853310328
ISBN-13:
9781853310324
Number of pages:
253
Publisher:
Ryburn

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`On the one hand, it is the fullest, most informative and most accurate account of an intellectual milieu of abiding historical importance. On the other, it is a thoughtful but uncomprehending self-portrait of one of the strangest men that ever lived.' This is how A.O.J. Cockshut describes Mill's autobiography in his perceptive and illuminating introduction to this new edition.

The philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill remains one of the most widely read and influential thinkers of the nineteenth century. His autobiography, published shortly after his death in 1873, records the rigorous education devised by his father, the influence of the Benthamite School, and the development of the author's convictions and interests. This edition contains a wealth of textual and explanatory notes, making it both attractive to scholars and accessible to a wider readership.

A.O.J. Cockshut is a fellow of Hertford College, Oxford. Among the many books which have established his international reputation as an eloquent authority on 19th and 20th century writers and writing are studies of the arts of biography and autobiography.

This edition is the 1992 Library Green Buckram Hardback. Condition is like new internally but with some minor annotations on about 10 pages. Minor shelf ware to DJ and sunning on spine/back. Hardback boards have synchronised "bump" front and back on top.

Author(s):
Cockshut, A. O. J. (edited by)
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1853310328
ISBN-13:
9781853310324
Number of pages:
253
Publisher:
Ryburn

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