Utilitarianism

In Steven M. Cahn (ed.), Exploring Philosophy: An Introductory Anthology. Oxford University Press (2009)
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John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism is one of the most important, controversial, and suggestive works of moral philosophy ever written. Mill defends the view that all human action should produce the greatest happiness overall, and that happiness itself is to be understood as consisting in "higher" and "lower" pleasures. This volume uses the 1871 edition of the text, the last to be published in Mill's lifetime. The text is preceded by a comprehensive introduction assessing Mill's philosophy and the alternatives to utilitarianism, and discussing some of the specific issues Mill raises in Utilitarianism.
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Call number B1603.U873.M54 1998
ISBN(s) 019875163  
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