John Stuart Mill: Ethics. The ethical theory of John Stuart Mill () is most extensively articulated in his classical text Utilitarianism (1861). Its goal is to justify the utilitarian principle as the foundation of morals. This principle says actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote overall human happiness.
John Stuart Mill Book 5 Fallacies Chapter 7 Fallacies of Confusion. ... As,, when we say `this house is built of the same stone with such another', we only mean that the stones are undistinguishable in their qualities; not that the one building was pulled down, ... Again.