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"New" Socialist Ideas in the 1848 Revolution

The French political caricaturist Amédée de Noé mocked the leading socialist figures of the 1848 Revolution in this panel of 6 cartoons. He ridicules their claims that their ideas were new and original by pointing out the true origins of their ideas for reform. It turns out they “borrowed” all …

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Mill, A Fragment on Mackintosh (1870)

Mill’s critique of Sir James Mackintosh’s “Dissertation on the Progress of Ethical Philosophy” which was originally published in the seventh edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica. Mill comments on Mackintosh’s interpretation of Hobbes, Butler, and Bentham. In doing so he includes a lengthy …