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Mill on Religion

Citation
Millar A (1998) Mill on Religion. In: Skorupski J (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Mill. Cambridge Companions to Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 176-202. http://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/philosophy/nineteenth-century-philosophy/cambridge-companion-mill

Abstract
The article reviews and discusses John Stuart Mill's ideas on religion. Particular attention is given to his posthumously published Three Essays on Religion. A central theme is Mill's preoccupation with whether we are up to what virtue demands.

Keywords
John Stuart Mill; religion; utility of religion; nature; arguments for the existence of god.

StatusPublished
Author(s)Millar, Alan
Title of seriesCambridge Companions to Philosophy
Publication date30/04/1998
PublisherCambridge University Press
Publisher URLhttp://www.cambridge.org/…e-companion-mill
Place of publicationCambridge
ISBN9780521422116
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