An introduction to Mill's utilitarian ethics

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  • Mill's utilitarian ethics
Published
  • Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press 2004
Physical description
1 online resource (230 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-107-14755-7
  • 0-511-64812-X
  • 0-511-18749-1
  • 0-511-56645-X
  • 0-511-61657-0
  • 0-511-18656-8
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-212) and index.
  • Service provider: Cambridge University Press (EBA)
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
  • Original electronic resource. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary,
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  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue.
  • Ebrary eBook
  • Print version record.
Contents
  • 1 Mill's Life and Philosophical Background 8 -- 2 Mill's Criticism of Alternative Theories 28 -- 3 Qualities of Pleasure 48 -- 4 Was Mill an Act- or Rule-Utilitarian? 74 -- 5 Sanctions and Moral Motivation 96 -- 6 Mill's "Proof" of the Principle of Utility 118 -- 7 Utility and Justice 146.
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  • Electronic books.
  • text
Language
  • English
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Summary

  • Mill was the leading British philosopher of the nineteenth century and his famous essay Utilitarianism is the most influential statement of the philosophy of utilitarianism. Henry West has written the most up-to-date and user-friendly introduction to utilitarianism available. The book serves as a commentary to and interpretation of the text.
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