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    The Greek Origins of J. S. Mill's Happiness*: Geraint Williams.Geraint Williams - 1996 - Utilitas 8 (1):5-14.
    The larger topic which interests me is the general influence of the Greeks on Mill but here I shall concentrate on one aspect of this larger problem – can some of the difficulties which Mill is seen as getting into with his modified utilitarianism be better understood through an appreciation of the primacy of Greek views on happiness instead of the usual emphasis given to the Benthamite starting-point? The traditional objections to Mill's version of utility hardly need rehearsing: how can (...)
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    J. S. Mill and Political Violence: Geraint Williams.Geraint Williams - 1989 - Utilitas 1 (1):102-111.
    The most common view of Mill sees him as the classic liberal and one key element in this liberalism is said to be that his thought ‘rests on the belief that the use of reason can settle fundamental social conflicts’. He is seen by a leading authority as ‘the rationalist, confident that social change could be effected by the art of persuasion and by the simple fact that men would learn from bitter experiences’. To point out that at various times (...)
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    Utilitarianism: On Liberty ; Considerations on Representative Government ; Remarks on Bentham's Philosophy.John Stuart Mill & Geraint Williams - 1993 - Everyman.
    Part of the Everyman series which has been re-set with wide margins for notes and easy-to-read type. Each title includes a themed introduction by leading authorities on the subject, life-and-times chronology of the author, text summaries, annotated reading lists and selected criticism and notes.
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    History and History: J.S. Mill on the Greeks.Geraint L. Williams - 1982 - Polis 4 (2):1-17.
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    Michael Laine, ed., A Cultivated Mind: Essays on J. S. Mill Presented to John M. Robson, Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1991, pp. 192. [REVIEW]Geraint Williams - 1993 - Utilitas 5 (2):318.