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Mill, James 1773-1836

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Works: 375 works in 1,674 publications in 9 languages and 21,568 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Annotator, Honoree, Translator, Attributed name, Performer
Classifications: HB161, 192
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Elements of political economy by James Mill( Book )

137 editions published between 1821 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered one of the founding texts of classical economics, this 19th-century work builds on the theories of David Ricardo. Author James Mill's son John Stuart Mill was an influential economist in his own right
Essays on government, jurisprudence, liberty of the press and law of nations by James Mill( Book )

41 editions published between 1825 and 1986 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysis of the phenomena of the human mind by James Mill( Book )

74 editions published between 1829 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is an attempt to reach the simplest elements which by their combination generate the manifold complexity of our mental states, and to assign the laws of those elements, and the elementary laws of their combination, from which laws, the subordinate ones which govern the compound states are consequences and corollaries. The phenomena of the Mind include multitudes of facts, of an extraordinary degree of complexity. By observing them one at a time with sufficient care, it is possible in the mental, as it is in the material world, to obtain empirical generalizations of limited compass, but of great value for practice. When, however, we find it possible to connect many of these detached generalizations together, by discovering the more general laws of which they are cases, and to the operation of which in some particular sets of circumstances they are due, we gain not only a scientific, but a practical advantage; for we then first learn how far we can rely on the more limited generalizations; within what conditions their truth is confined; by what changes of circumstances they would be defeated or modified"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
The history of British India by James Mill( Book )

86 editions published between 1817 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Mill's three volume History of British India was published from 1817 to 1818 and became an immediate success. A friend of Jeremy Bentham and a follower of utilitarianism, Mill focuses more on historical processes than human interest. He uses extensive sources rather than first-hand experience to create, as his preface claims, an 'objective' yet 'critical' history, often making harsh judgements of the country and its people within the context of a theoretical framework. He also criticises the British involvement in India and the process of conquest, colonization, and administration, the intention being to encourage the reader to a greater understanding of historical processes, ideas, and institutions with a view to encouraging thorough reform. Volume 3 examines the history of the colony from Pitt's India Act in 1784 to the end of the Second Anglo-Maratha War and the peace between the British and Maharaja Yashwantrao Holkar in 1805
Selected economic writings by James Mill( Book )

32 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"James Mill was the consummate utilitarian economist and theorist: his numerous intellectual interests and practical pursuits shatter the net boundaries of modern specialist scholarship in social science.Mill's many-sided genius was primarily a product of the age in which he lived. The late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries saw a remarkable flowering of intellectual genius in Scotland in all of the arts and sciences, which gave the country a leading place in the broad European movement known as the Enlightenment, Mill being in fact only one of many brilliant men Scotland produced at that time.Mill's writings in this volume, first published in 1966, cover his development as an economist and are an attempt to assess his contribution to classic political economy. Particular attention is paid to the formative but less well-known pre-Benthamite period of his life. The volume opens with a substantial biographical assessment of Mill's life and work. The selections are specifically divided into four groups consisting of: early economic writings (""An Essay of the Impolicy of a Bounty on the Exportation of Grain,"" ""Commerce Defended,"" and ""Smith on Money and Exchange""); James Mill and David Ricardo (""Elements of Political Economy""); Mill on scope and method (""Whether Political Economy is Useful""); and Mill and India (""History of British India""). Donald Winch provides an introduction to each section that contextualizes the essays in Mill's own work and the economic thought of the time.James Mill: Selected Economic Writings is sure to be of interest to students of economic theory and social policy. One of the founders of utilitarianism, he adopted that doctrine to both British conditions and Britain's broader imperial pursuits.Donald Winch is professor of economics at the University of Sussex. He has authored and edited many books and papers on economics, economic theory, economic policy and economic history."--Provided by publisher
James Mill on education by James Mill( Book )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2010 in English and German and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commerce defended by James Mill( Book )

56 editions published between 1808 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on government by James Mill( Book )

25 editions published between 1937 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political writings by James Mill( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Mill's boyhood visit to France; being a Journal and Notebook written by John Stuart Mill in France, 1820-21 by John Stuart Mill( Book )

5 editions published between 1960 and 1981 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principles of toleration by James Mill( Book )

13 editions published between 1837 and 1971 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay of the impolicy of a bounty on the exportation of grain, 1804 by James Mill( Book )

5 editions published between 1804 and 1966 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James & John Stuart Mill on education by James Mill( Book )

20 editions published between 1931 and 1997 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of British India by James Mill( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fragment on Mackintosh by James Mill( Book )

44 editions published between 1835 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elementos de economia politica by James Mill( Book )

44 editions published between 1822 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu yi zui wei jian ming he chou xiang de xing shi fu shu le li jia tu de li lun,Dan que fang zhao sa yi de< zheng zhi jing ji xue gai lun> de mo shi,Hua fen zheng zhi jing ji xue de nei rong,Bao kuo sheng chan,Fen pei,Jiao huan he xiao fei si bu fen
The history of British India by James Mill( Book )

8 editions published in 1820 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Essay of the impolicy of a bounty on the exportation of grain : and on the principles which ought to regulate the commerce of grain by James Mill( Book )

28 editions published between 1804 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on I. Government, II. Jurisprudence, III. Liberty of the press, IV. Prisons and prison discipline, V. Colonies, VI. Law of nations, VII. Education by James Mill( Book )

19 editions published between 1824 and 2005 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The article Government, reprinted from the supplement to the Encyclopædia Britannica by James Mill( Book )

10 editions published between 1821 and 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Mill, Santiago 1773-1836

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Джеймс Мил

Джеймс Милль

Милль, Джеймс

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جیمز میل مترجم، الهی‌دان، زبان‌شناس، فیلسوف، نویسنده، تاریخ‌نگار، و اقتصاددان بریتانیایی

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English (773)

French (18)

Spanish (16)

German (9)

Japanese (4)

Chinese (3)

Italian (2)

Urdu (1)

Dutch (1)

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The history of British IndiaSelected economic writingsJames Mill on educationPolitical writingsA fragment on MackintoshThe article Government, reprinted from the supplement to the Encyclopædia Britannica