John Sturat Mill’s Forgotten Victory

Alasdair MacIntyre

  • An Examination of Sir William Hamilton’s Philosophy by John Sturat Mill, edited by J.M. Robson
    Routledge, 625 pp, £15.95, February 1980, ISBN 0 7100 0178 9

It is a long time now since any undergraduate class used Mill’s An Examination of Sir William Hamilton’s Philosophy, first published in 1865, as a set text. But it has happened. George Santayana, who graduated from Harvard College in 1886, has described in Persons and Places the teaching of Francis Bowen:

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