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Sense and Sensibility in Mill’s Political Thought

Alan Ryan

in The Making of Modern Liberalism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148403
eISBN:
9781400841950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148403.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines John Stuart Mill's political thought, asking in particular what we can learn about his intellectual project from attention to his Autobiography. It explores the way Mill's ... More


A “Badge of Advanced Liberalism”: Woman Suffrage at the High Tide of Anglo-American Reform

Leslie A. Butler

in Outside In: The Transnational Circuitry of US History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190459840
eISBN:
9780190459888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190459840.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the role played by John Stuart Mill’s Subjection of Women in shaping attitudes toward woman suffrage, a cause he claimed in 1865 was becoming a “badge of advanced liberalism” on ... More


Subjectivation, the Social and a (Missing) Account of the Social Formation: Judith Butler’s ‘Turn’

Samuel A. Chambers

in Butler and Ethics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748678846
eISBN:
9781474412438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678846.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter engages closely with Butler’s self-named “theory of subjection.” It demonstrates that by reading Althusser through Hegel, Butler strips away Althusser’s rich understanding of the social ... More


Theatrical torture versus dramatic cruelty: subjection through representation or praxis<sup>1</sup>

Frans-Willem Korsten

in The Hurt(ful) Body: Performing and Beholding Pain, 1600-1800

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784995164
eISBN:
9781526128249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995164.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

The distinction between the theatrical and the dramatic is pivotal for different modes of subjection in the early modern era. Institutionally speaking, society was organized ideologically, ... More


By Their Fruits Ye Shall Know Them

Timothy Larsen

in John Stuart Mill: A Secular Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198753155
eISBN:
9780191814815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753155.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter focuses on Mill as political and social activist, including his parliamentary career as MP for Westminster. ‘By their fruits ye shall know them’ was the scriptural text he offered to ... More


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