Portrait of John Stuart Mill

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Victorian illustration to download showing a portrait of John Stuart Mill (1806-73), philosopher, social theorist and political economist. In his ‘On Liberty’ he asked how much power the state and society can legitimately have over the individual, and his ‘Utilitarianism’ suggested that ethical behaviour was that which brought the greatest happiness to the greatest number of people.