Utilitarianism

Author: J. J. C. Smart
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521098229
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This book should be of interest to welfare economists, political scientists and decision-theorists. In the first part of the book Professor Smart advocates a modern and sophisticated version of classical utilitarianism.

Utilitarianism And Beyond

Author: Amartya Sen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521287715
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Utilitarianism considered both as a theory of personal morality and a theory of public choice.

Utilitarianism

Author: John Stuart Mill
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 142501349X
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This book maintains that ethics primarily depend on the consequences of one's behavior rather that the values one holds. Thus values are ethical insofar as these values produce desirable outcomes.

Utilitarianism Institutions And Justice

Author: James Wood Bailey
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195355673
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This compelling book advances utilitarianism as the basis for a viable public philosophy, effectively rebutting the common charge that, as moral doctrine, utilitarian thought permits cruel acts, justifies unfair distribution of wealth, and ...

The Limits Of Utilitarianism

Author: Harlan B. Miller
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9781452912448
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In this volume contemporary philosophers address four aspects of utilitarianism: the principle of utility; utilitarianism vis-à-vis contractarianism; welfare; and voluntary cooperation and helping others.

Utilitarianism

Author: David Braybrooke
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802087324
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Substituting comparative censuses for the hedonistic calculus that figures in standard utilitarianism, Braybrooke excludes gratuitous sacrifices also of happiness short of life-sacrifices. seeks to revivify the classical principle that ...