Mill, John Stuart
John Stuart Mill(1806 - 1873) was a London born renowned philosopher and economist, who greatly influenced the structure of British thought and political discourse. Extensively educated in his childhood, he had studied Plato, Aristotle and other world classics by the age of 16. He served in the East India Company and through his work, he emphasised greater individual liberty, women's rights and human progress. A new depth and a greater horizon was lent by him to the theory of Utilitarianism.
English philosopher, economist and reformer Mill was a supporter of empiricism. He was in favour of communalism and advocated the idea of people controlling economic activities. His support for women's right to vote laid the basis of the suffrage movement.