"OUR VIEW OF HISTORY ITSELF, OWES A GOOD DEAL TO HIS TEACHING AND INFLUENCE": FIRST EDITION OF JOHN STUART MILL'S SEMINAL WORK, AUGUSTE COMTE AND POSITIVISM, 1865
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.