Three Essays on Religion

Three Essays on Religion

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John Stuart Mill was one of the most important political and social thinkers of the nineteenth century, and his writings on human rights, feminism, the evils of slavery, and the environment are still widely read and influential today. Published after Mill's death to avoid controversy, the three essays in this edition, Nature, Utility of Religion, and Theism, represent Mill's considered position on religion. Mill argues that belief in a supernatural power holds us back, but that a conception of the meaning and value of being human, or Religion of Humanity, could make the world a better place. Essential in understanding Mill's views on religion and his practical philosophy, these essays are also significant contributions to the philosophy and psychology of religion. Appendices include Mill's other writings on religion, his early influences, contemporary reviews, and other 19th century writings on religion and science.Our examples have thus far been taken from the personal, or as they are called by Bentham, the self regarding virtues, 1 ... But (to speak no further of self-control for the benefit of others) the commonest self-control for onea#39;s own benefita€”thatanbsp;...

Title:Three Essays on Religion
Author: John Stuart Mill
Publisher:Broadview Press - 2009-03-17

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