MILLI James (Mill James)( Scottish economist, historian and philosopher.)
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Biography MILLI James (Mill James)
Father of John Stuart Mill. Born April 6, 1773 in Nortuoter Bridge (County, Forfarshir, Scotland). In 1790 he graduated from the University of Edinburgh. He studied theology in 1798 became a preacher, obtaining the permission of the Presbyterian Church. In 1802 he moved to London where he established the 'literary magazine' ( 'Literary Journal'), the editor of which remained until 1807. Mill is the author of what has become known history of British India (History of British India, 3 vol., 1817-1818), which he started to write more in 1806. He served in the East India Company in London. Among London Mill's friends were David Ricardo and Bentham, . whereby interested in the concept of utilitarianism, Mill, and became one of the active members of the group 'philosophers radicals' - the reformers, . uphold the principles of utilitarianism (the public good as the supreme criterion of morality and the principle of achieving happiness),
. Mill published in many magazines ( 'anti-Jacobin Revue', 'British Revue', 'eclectic Revue', 'Edinburgh Review'). In 1811 he participated in the publication of the journal 'philanthropist' ( 'Philanthropist'), wrote several articles in the Encyclopaedia Britannica. In 1829 published a book Analysis of the phenomena of the human spirit (Analysis of the Phenomena of the Human Mind, 2 vol.), Contribute to making associationism D. Hume and David Hartley in an independent branch of psychological science. Millevskie Elements of Political Economy (Elements of Political Economy, 1821) became the first English textbook on economic theory, developed mainly by the ideas of Ricardo. Mill supported the idea of land nationalization, confiscation (or at least to tax), land rent and birth control. Mill had an influence on Marx's labor theory of value of their.
Mill died in Kensington, near London, June 23, 1836.