James Fitzjames Stephen

Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, 1st Baronet, KCSI (3 March 1829 11 March 1894) was an English lawyer, judge, writer, and philosopher. One of the most famous critics of John Stuart Mill, Stephen achieved prominence as a philosopher, law reformer, and writer.

Sir James Fitzjames Stephen

James Fitzjames Stephen, by Bassano, 1886.
Judge of the High Court
In office
1879–1891
Personal details
Born(1829-03-03)3 March 1829
Kensington, London, England
Died11 March 1894(1894-03-11) (aged 65)
Red House Park Nursing Home, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)Mary Richenda Cunningham
Children7, including Katharine Stephen
Parents
Alma materKing's College, London
Trinity College, Cambridge
University of London
OccupationQueen's Counsel, Legal member of the Council of India, judge