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John Stuart Mill (1806 - 1873)
- John Stuart Mill (1806 - 1873) : John Stuart Mill disagreed with his father James Mill that all complex ideas could be reduced to simple ideas. John Stuart or J.S. Mill proposed a process of mental chemistry according to which complex ideas could be distinctly different from the simple ideas (elements) that constituted them. J. S. Mill believed strongly that a science of human nature could be and should be developed.