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I guess I am interested to know how you think Mills would evaluate the present conditions in society. I think that he would definitely be happy to see women gain full suffrage but may have commented how long it took for it to actually be achieved!
From the global perspective however, I think a lot of questions come into play.
I think that even though women have made significant strides in the pursuit for parity of men, Mill would recognize that there are still barriers for women, such pay gaps in the work place and gender discrimination. Additionally, there are still countries that treat women as second class citizens and where a social hierarchy is reinforced.
I really like reading interesting personal life things about famous scholars like this. I can better frame their work and understand where they are coming from. Reply to this comment Ben, I definitely agree with you. At the same time, I think we often glorify one specific achievement of a famous historical figure, overlooking some of the smaller contributions he or she might have made.
I think this is the case for Mill. In my textbook, Auditing: Reply to this comment I thought that you had a very interesting take on Mills. I do not have as strong of an understanding of History, and thus learning of other political and academic endeavors of people we learn about in class is very interesting.
I think that the idea of gender also applies to that of business ethics in terms of the public and private spheres. I really like how you tied his studies of women into his studies on utilitarianism as well and completely agree with your conclusions.John Stuart Mill and the women's movement 1.
Biographical outline – see separate handout.
2. JSM and utilitarianism inc. philosophy, political theory, history, literature. JSM’s views on women’s rights weakened by his concentration on the suffrage.
Harriet Taylor Mill died in Harriet's daughter served as his assistant in subsequent years. John Stuart Mill published On Liberty shortly before Harriet died, and many believe that Harriet had more than a small influence on that work. John Stuart Mill rendered much of his life time to a prominent activist working for women’s rights and movements.
The Beginning The history which links Mill to the feminist movement dates back to the year when he married to a widow named Harriet Taylor and got settled in Blackheath Park.
In , a man named John Stuart Mill wrote The Subjection of Women, which was said to have spawned the ideology of the Women's Rights Movement (Ryan 11) 2 / . The Ethical movement, also referred to as the Ethical Culture movement, Ethical Humanism or simply Ethical Culture, is an ethical, educational, and religious movement that is usually traced back to Felix Adler (–).
In , a man named John Stuart Mill wrote The Subjection of Women, which was said to have spawned the ideology of the Women's Rights Movement (Ryan 11) 2 / Woman Roles in Past Civilization.