Collected Works of John Stuart Mill

One of the English-speaking world’s most influential philosophers, John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) wrote on countless topics, including logic, politics, women’s rights, legal history, medicine, and the philosophy of science. Bringing together a lifetime of lively and daring commentary on these and other matters, including private letters and previously unpublished essays, this series supplies a trove of biographical detail on an important nineteenth-century polymath.


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Indexes to the Collected Works of John Stuart Mill
Indexes to the Collected Works of John Stuart Mill
By Jean O'Grady

This volume provides an index to the previously published collected works of John Stuart Mill.

Published May 1991
Additional Letters: Volume 32
Additional Letters: Volume 32
By John Stuart Mill, Edited by Marion Filipiuk and Michael Laine

This volume contains 300 letters presented in full scholarly form, with notes giving information about the texts and their provenance, and also historical and bibliographic information.

Published Apr 1991
Writings on India: Volume XXX
Writings on India: Volume XXX
By John Stuart Mill, Martin I. Moir, and John Robson

This volume offers the first opportunity for a fill assessment of Mill's contribution, including as it does the first reprinting of the essays, parliamentary evidence, and pamphlets, and adding an appendix of an annotated record and location of his despatches.

Published Jun 1990
Miscellaneous Writings: Volume XXXI
Miscellaneous Writings: Volume XXXI

By John Stuart Mill

Edited by John M. Robson

In this volume are brought together diverse and interesting instances of his polymathic career, none before republished and some previously unpublished. 

Published Dec 1989
Journals and Debating Speeches: Volumes XXVI-XXVII
Journals and Debating Speeches: Volumes XXVI-XXVII

By John Stuart Mill 

Edited by John Robson

These materials have never before been gathered, and almost all appear here for the first time in scholarly form. They throw light on contemporary social interests and behavior, and will encourage new assessments of Mill’s life and thought.

Published Dec 1988
Public and Parliamentary Speeches: Volumes XXVIII-XXIX
Public and Parliamentary Speeches: Volumes XXVIII-XXIX
By John Stuart Mill

His performance is for the first time made accessible in these volumes, which allow us to place Mill firmly in a political landscape whose features were undergoing a bewilderingly swift metamorphosis, to capture the complexity and fluidity of the situation, and to evaluate his purposes and means.

Published Dec 1988
Newspaper Writings: Volumes XXII-XXV
Newspaper Writings: Volumes XXII-XXV

By John Stuart Mill

Edited by Ann P. Robson and John M. Robson

Introduction by Ann P. Robson

The Mill that emerges from these pages is a fighting journalist, uninhibited, forthright, and often brilliantly satirical, testing his theoretical opinions in the real world, gradually maturing and developing a practical philosophy whose influence has been felt well into our own time.

Published Dec 1986
Essays on French History and Historians: Volume XX
Essays on French History and Historians: Volume XX
By John Stuart Mill, John M. Robson (ed.), and John. C. Cairns (intro.)

This volume brings together for the first time the essays, running from 1826 to 1849, that meld Mill's interest in French intellectual, political, and social affairs. They give as well insights into Mill's personal aspirations, his developing view of comparative politics and sociology, his concern for freedom, and his feminism. 

Published Dec 1985
Essays Equality Law Education: Volume XXI
Essays Equality Law Education: Volume XXI
By John Stuart Mill

The appendices include ancillary texts (such as Harriett Taylor's "Emancipation of Women") and a bibliographic index listing all works and persons mentioned or quoted in the essays. An analytic index gives easy access to the full range of Mill's ideas in these important essays.

Published Apr 1984
Essays on England, Ireland, and Empire: Volume VI
Essays on England, Ireland, and Empire: Volume VI

By John Stuart Mill

Edited by John M. Robson

Introduction by Joseph Hamburger

The Essays on England, Ireland, and the Empire are mainly from Mill's early career as a propagandist for the Philosophic Radicals (a term he himself coined). They provide a contemporary running account of British political issues at home and abroad, with a vigorous and sometimes acerbic commentary.

Published Aug 1982