ISBN 9781846841767,Mills Utilitarianism

Mills Utilitarianism



Continuum International Publishing Group

Publication Year 2008

ISBN 9781846841767

ISBN-10 1846841763

Paper Back

Number of Pages 148 Pages
Language (English)

Literature fiction

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About the Author
Context: Alternatives to Utilitarianism; Mill¯s life and writings; Bentham¯s utilitarian philosophy
Overview of themes
Reading the text: Overview: Subject matter of the chapters; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Summary
Reception and influence
Notes for further reading: Secondary material; Selective bibliography

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