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Utilitarian Ethics New edition : Origins of Towns and Trade, A.D.600-1000 - Anthony Quinton

Utilitarian Ethics New edition

Origins of Towns and Trade, A.D.600-1000

Paperback

Published: 1st April 2013
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A concise study of utilitarianism.

"An admirably clear and concise study of Bentham, Mill, their predecessors, and their critics. Combining historical illumination with tough-minded argument, it provides a fine introduction to the subject." -- J.B. Schneewind, Professor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction
Definition of utilitarianism
Egoism, motivation and harmony of interests
The Precursors of Utilitarianism
Ethics before Utilitarianism
Utilitarianism emerges
Hume
Theological utilitarianism
Jeremy Bentham
John Sturart Mill
Introductory
The removal of misunderstandings
The sanctions of morality
The proof of the principle of utility
Justice and utility
Four Critics
John Grote
Henry Sidgwick
F.H. Bradley
G.E. Moore
Epilogue: Contemporary Utiliarianism
Notes
Bibliography
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ISBN: 9780715617304
ISBN-10: 0715617303
Audience: BAC
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st April 2013
Publisher: BRISTOL CLASSICAL PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.69 x 13.87  x 0.79
Weight (kg): 0.19
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition