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JOHN STUART MILL

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“FEW MEN HAVE HAD A MORE MARKED INFLUENCE UPON THE RISING INTELLECT OF THE TIME”

MILL, John Stuart. System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive. London, 1843. Two volumes.

First edition of a classic text on logic by John Stuart Mill—"Britain's most important philosopher in the 19th century"—one of only 750 copies printed. $8000.

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"OUR VIEW OF HISTORY ITSELF, OWES A GOOD DEAL TO HIS TEACHING AND INFLUENCE"

MILL, John Stuart. Auguste Comte and Positivism. London, 1865.

First edition of Mill's important work on French philosopher Auguste Comte, viewed as the father of positivism, a long-time colleague and powerful influence on Mill, here noting his immense debt to Comte as he attempts "to sever what is true, from the much less which is erroneous” in Comte. $1500.

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"MANY OF MILL'S IDEAS ARE NOW THE COMMONPLACE OF DEMOCRACY"

MILL, John Stuart. Autobiography. London, 1873.

First edition, first issue, of Mill's "pioneering" autobiography, primarily written in the 1850s and "revised at the time of writing" by his wife, Harriet Taylor Mill, issued posthumously the same year as his death, a splendid copy in original cloth. $1250.

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