Autographed Letter Signed by one of the most influential Thinkers in the history of liberalism John Stuart Mill

  • John Stuart Mill Autographed Letter Signed.
  • John Stuart Mill Autographed Letter Signed.

John Stuart Mill Autographed Letter Signed.

$2,500.00

Item Number: 82241

Autographed letter signed by the great philosopher John Stuart Mill. It reads, “Allow me to thank you for your kind invitation to dinner on Friday the 10th, but my occupations compel me at present to decline all evening engagements, and on that particular evening I am obliged to be at the House on account of Mr. Fawcett’s motion to open Dublin University.” In fine condition. Henry Fawcett, a blind member of Parliament, was a close friend of Mill’s and disputed the educational monopoly in Ireland of the University of Dublin.

John Stuart Mill was a British philosopher, political economist and civil servant. One of the most influential thinkers in the history of liberalism, he contributed widely to social theory, political theory and political economy. Dubbed "the most influential English-speaking philosopher of the nineteenth century", Mill's conception of liberty justified the freedom of the individual in opposition to unlimited state and social control.

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