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What system of morals should rational people select as the best for society? Using a contemporary psychological theory of action and of motivation, Richard Brandt's Oxford lectures argue that the purpose of living should be to strive for the greatest good for the largest number of people. Brandt's discussions range from the concept of welfare to conflict between utilitarian moral codes and the dictates of self-interest.
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Reprint years 1998
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Call number BJ1012.B63 1998
ISBN(s) 157392220X   0198247443   0198245505
DOI 10.2307/2219262
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