The Autobiography of John Stuart Mill by John Stuart Mill audiobook

The Autobiography of John Stuart Mill

By John Stuart Mill
Read by Noah Waterman

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing
6.96 Hours Unabridged
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Mill’s autobiography deals with but one part of a life, the life of the mind-but a mind that ranks as one of the most remarkable and significant of the nineteenth century. The book memorably depicts the emergence of a brilliant child prodigy, the product of an extraordinary education that both hastened his development and brought him to the brink of suicide by the age of twenty-one; illumined with equal clarity is the story of John Stuart Mill’s renewed commitment to life, and of the further conflicts that marked his long evolution toward maturity as a major philosopher and social thinker. Superb in its dispassionate objectivity, the Autobiography stands as a work of enduring stature and relevance, the final testament of a rare and luminous intelligence.

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Mill’s autobiography deals with but one part of a life, the life of the mind-but a mind that ranks as one of the most remarkable and significant of the nineteenth century. The book memorably depicts the emergence of a brilliant child prodigy, the product of an extraordinary education that both hastened his development and brought him to the brink of suicide by the age of twenty-one; illumined with equal clarity is the story of John Stuart Mill’s renewed commitment to life, and of the further conflicts that marked his long evolution toward maturity as a major philosopher and social thinker. Superb in its dispassionate objectivity, the Autobiography stands as a work of enduring stature and relevance, the final testament of a rare and luminous intelligence.

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Editorial Reviews

“Mill’s autobiography is a matchless monument.” Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool, 1874

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Author Bio: John Stuart Mill

Author Bio: John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill (1806–1873) is a celebrated English philosopher, economist, and civil servant. His works include texts in logic, epistemology, economics, social and political philosophy, ethics, metaphysics, religion, and current affairs.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 6.96
Audience: Adult
Language: English