Conflicting Principles or Completing Counterparts? J. S. Mill on Political Economy and the Equality of Women

Michele Greena1

a1 University of Windsor

In the 1970s feminist scholars rediscovered J. S. Mill's writings on sexual equality. The new feminist appraisal confronted traditional Mill scholarship which had tended either to neglect Mill's writings on women or to concentrate on Harriet Taylor's influence on Mill's views on sexual equality. But even the most cursory review of the writings of feminist scholars reveals a lack of consensus.