Matthew Arnold and John Stuart Mill.

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Arnold, Matthew, 1822-1888., Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873., Liberalism -- Great Britain., Huma

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This study defines the relationship between humanism and liberalism by comparing the two Victorian figures who were most concerned with the preservation of humanistic values in a free and democratic society: Matthew Arnold and John Stuart Mill.

The book sets apart Arnold and Mill from their contemporaries and points out their similarities to Cited by: This study defines the relationship between humanism and liberalism by comparing the two Victorian figures who were most concerned with the preservation of humanistic values in a free and democratic society: Matthew Arnold and John Stuart Mill.

The book sets apart Arnold and Mill from their contemporaries and points out their similarities to. Matthew Arnold (24 December – 15 April ) was an English poet and cultural critic who worked as an inspector of schools.

He was the son of Thomas Arnold, the celebrated headmaster of Rugby School, and brother to both Tom Arnold, literary professor, and William Delafield Arnold, novelist and colonial w Arnold has been characterised as a sage writer, a Children: 6.

Book Description. This study defines the relationship between humanism and liberalism by comparing the two Victorian figures who were most concerned with the preservation of humanistic values in a free and democratic society: Matthew Arnold and John Stuart Mill. John Stuart Mill: On Liberty () • Culture and Anarchy by Matthew Arnold is published by Oxford World’s Classics (£).

To order a copy for £, go to or. In Culture and Anarchy, Matthew Arnold sought a center of authority by which the anarchy caused by the troubled passage of the Reform Bill of might be regulated.

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MLA Citation. Alexander, Edward. Matthew Arnold and John Stuart Mill Routledge Lond Australian/Harvard Citation. Alexander, Edward. Matthew Arnold and John Stuart Mill. Plato in Victorian England: the response of Matthew Arnold, John Stuart Mill, and John Ruskin, Volume 1 Plato in Victorian England: The Response of Matthew Arnold, John Stuart Mill, and John Ruskin, R.

Peter Burnham: Author: R. Peter Burnham: Publisher: University of Wisconsin, Original from: the University of Wisconsin - Madison. John Stuart Mill: Autobiography () • On Liberty by John Stuart Mill is available from Penguin (£). To order a copy for £, go to.

John Stuart Mill is a good and persuasive book." Alan Ryan "As a work of biography, it succeeds in forcefully presenting Mill as a theorist concerned above all with defending liberal culture in general, and highlights the absolute centrality of individual autonomy to that defense."Cited by: I am still trying to see where Matthew Arnold fits in with the likes of Edmund Burke, John Stuart Mill, David Ricardo, Thomas Malthus, and Herbert Spencer.

He was a professor of poetry by profession, and his niece, Mrs Humphrey Ward, became a metonym for a conservative wowser/5. For John Stuart Mill, Matthew Arnold, and their later Victorian respondents, the Stoic writer and second-century CE Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius represented a test-case for the sufficiency of the ostensibly masculine practices of askesis and detachment as ethical ideals, specifically in the context of Christianity.

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A brief passage in Mill's On Liberty () comparing Stoic ethics with Author: Lee Behlman. I had heard others speak of this book as if it were a cult classic. Any wonder. There are so many things going on in this work.

I am still trying to see where Matthew Arnold fits in with the likes of Edmund Burke, John Stuart Mill, David Ricardo, Thomas Malthus, and Herbert Spencer/5(5). Religion for Atheists has a general format in which de Botton describes a problem in society, discusses how religions (particularly Christianity, Judaism and Buddhism) have attempted to solve this problem, and proposes secular alternatives.

Religion for Atheists draws on the work of the 19th century philosophers Auguste Comte, Matthew Arnold and John Stuart : Alain de Botton. Arnold, Matthew, –88, English poet and critic, son of the educator Dr. Thomas Arnold Arnold, Thomas, –, English educator, b. Isle of Wight, educated at Winchester.

On Liberty is a philosophical essay by the English philosopher John Stuart hed init applies Mill's ethical system of utilitarianism to society and state.

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Mill suggests standards for the relationship between authority and emphasizes the importance of individuality, which he considers prerequisite to the higher pleasures—the summum bonum of : John Stuart Mill.

On Liberty by John Stuart Mill was originally published inbut his exploration of these questions still feels incredibly contemporary. On Liberty remains a central text of the modern liberal tradition, as our interviews below with philosophers, politicians, historians and political commentators make clear.

Arthur Quiller-Couch, ed. The Oxford Book of English Verse: – Matthew Arnold. – The Forsaken Merman. In creative engagement with such British intellectuals as John Stuart Mill, Thomas Carlyle, Matthew Arnold, Leslie Stephen, John Ruskin, James Bryce, and Goldwin Smith, these "critical Americans" articulated political ideals and cultural standards to suit the burgeoning mass democracy the Civil War had by: ‘Reform, that you may preserve’, Thomas Babington Macaulay urged the House of Commons in The alternative was to ‘persist in a hopeless struggle against the spirit of the age’.

John Stuart Mill thought so too. His articles on ‘The Spirit of the Age’, published the same year, described the age as one of ‘transition’, in which ‘worldly power’ must cease to be monopolized. The reality, inevitably, is rather more complex but in this chapter I shall discuss four representative and significant Victorian combatants — John Stuart Mill, Thomas Henry Huxley, George Eliot and Matthew Arnold — and consider to what extent their thinking and mode of argumentation can be regarded as : David Morse.

Nicholas Capaldi's biography of John Stuart Mill traces the ways in which Mill's many endeavours are related and explores the significance of Mill's contribution to metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, social and political philosophy, the philosophy of religion, and the philosophy of : Nicholas Capaldi.

Browning both denied and affirmed the value of biography for an understanding of literature. This book narrates the development of his controversial creative life through responses to his work by five key nineteenth-century figures: John Stuart Mill, William Charles Macready, Thomas Carlyle, John Ruskin and Matthew Arnold.

Edward Alexander (born ) is an American essayist and professor emeritus of English at the University of Washington. He has focused his research on literary figures such as John Stuart Mill, Matthew Arnold, John Morley, John Ruskin, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Lionel Trilling, Irving Howe, and Robert B.

Heilman; and has authored books about Jewish history, Zionism, and antisemitism. Meditations is still revered as a literary monument to a government of service and duty. The book has been a favourite of Frederick the Great, John Stuart Mill, Matthew Arnold, Goethe, Wen Jiabao, and Bill Clinton/5(4).

7 Mazlish, Bruce, James and John Stuart Mill: Father and Son in the Nineteenth Century, London,p. ; the passage quoted is to be found in The Earlier Letters of John Stuart Mill –, ed. Mineka, Francis E., 2 vols., Toronto, (henceforth Earlier Letters), Collected Works of John Stuart Mill (hereafter CW), xiii.

Cited by: 5. Philosophical saints: agreeable, old-fashioned biographies of four thinkers distinguished by ""a settled resolution to guide their belief and conduct by the evidence."" Serenity, indeed, would seem to be the keynote of the rather Victorian quartet that Blanshard (Sterling Prof.

of Philosophy Emeritus at Yale) has chosen to eulogize. (Even the great Stoic emperor was a sort of. The State of the Jews book. A Critical Appraisal. The State of the Jews.

DOI link for The State of the Jews. Thomas Arnold, his son Matthew, and John Stuart Mill. The main body of Alexander's book is divided generically into history, politics, and literature. At a deeper level, its chapters are integrated by the book's pervasive concern Author: Edward Alexander.

It was by chance that my first reading of Culture and Anarchy with my students coincided with the centenary of its it was not by chance that I chose to read it then, inat the height of the culture war.

Anticipating that war by more than a century, Matthew Arnold () wrote a passionate defense of culture—high culture, we would now. Matthew Arnold always held to this aspiration. He hoped that the Church might open its doors to all dissenters—not only to Protestants, but even in course of time to Roman Catholics.

[6] He hated disestablishment, and even in the case of the Church of Ireland, condemned a measure which, though it removed an injustice, removed it at the cost.