Wednesday, January 23, 2008

New Book: Proceedings of the Intl. Conf. "J.S. Mill. 1806-2006"

Valentin Muresan, Cristian Ducu (eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference “John Stuart Mill. 1806-2006”, University of Bucharest, November 3-4, 2006; University of Bucharest Press, Bucharest, 2007, 315 pp. ISBN: 978-973-737-412-7.

This volume contains a selection of papers presented at the “John Stuart Mill. 1806-2006” International Conference held at the University of Bucharest, Faculty of Philosophy, between 3-4 November 2008. An electronic version will be available on-line at the end of January 2008.


Editors’ Note

J.R. Lucas, Can the Theory of Games Save Mill’s “Utilitarianism”?

Christopher Kirwan, The Shape of Mill’s Proof in Chapter 4 of “Utilitarianism”

Valentin Muresan, A Sympathetic Approach to Mill’s ‘Proof’

John Skorupski, Liberalism as Free Thought

Rob Devigne, J.S. Mill and the Politics of Liberty and Wisdom

George Schedler, A Conflict in “On Liberty

Adrian-Paul Iliescu, J.S. Mill’s Views on Democracy: Are They Still Valid?

Cristian Ducu, J.S. Mill’s Arguments for Non-Intervention

Eldon Eisenach, Migrations of ‘Spirit’ in Mill’s Theory of History

Peter Cave, Sex Objects: Subjections, Objections and Fictions – all Grist to his Mill

Dimitris Sotiropoulos, J.S. Mill in the History of Economic Thought: should he be regarded as a neoclassical economist?

Dragan Stoianovici, On Mill’s Philosophy of the Syllogism

Sorin Costreie, Proper Names: Mill, Russell and Frege

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