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Utilitarianism (Oxford Philosophical Texts)

 
 
 
 
Utilitarianism (Oxford Philosophical Texts)
Author: J. S. Mill
ISBN 13: 9780198751632
ISBN 10: 19875163
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1998-05-28
Format: Paperback
Pages: 168
List Price: $37.95
 
 

A major contribution in the history of ethics, Mill's brief treatise on utilitarianism lays the theoretical foundation for this branch of philosophy and outlines its relationship to other ethical systems, the arguments in its favor, and its implications for concerns about justice. The appendix contains the text of Mill's 1868 speech on capital punishment. A introductory chapter describes Mill's place in the history of philosophy and his contribution to the study of ethics. Cited in Books for College Libraries, 3d ed. There is no index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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<:st>A major contribution in the history of ethics, Mill's brief treatise on utilitarianism lays the theoretical foundation for this branch of philosophy and outlines its relationship to other ethical systems, the arguments in its favor, and its implications for concerns about justice. The appendix contains the text of Mill's 1868 speech on capital punishment. A introductory chapter describes Mill's place in the history of philosophy and his contribution to the study of ethics. Cited in There is no index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)