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James Mill, A Fragment on Mackintosh (1870) [1835]

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James Mill, A Fragment on Mackintosh, being Strictures on Some Passages in the Dissertation by Sir James Mackintosh prefixed to the Encyclopaedia Britannica (London: Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1870).

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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 Encyclop√¶dia Britannica. Mill comments on Mackintosh’s interpretation of Hobbes, Butler, and Bentham. In doing so he includes a lengthy reply to Mackintosh’s criticism of Mill’s essay on “government” and indirectly to Macaulay’s as well.

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