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Utilitarianism and beyond

Author: Amartya Sen; Bernard Williams
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
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Utilitarianism considered both as a theory of personal morality and a theory of public choice.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Amartya Sen; Bernard Williams
ISBN: 0521242967 9780521242967 0521287715 9780521287715
OCLC Number: 7978030
Description: vii, 290 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ethical theory and utilitarianism / R.M. Hare --
Morality and the theory of rational behaviour / John C. Hasrsanyi --
The economic uses of utilitarianism / J.A. Mirrlees --
Utilitarianism, uncertainty and information / Peter J. Hammond --
Contractualism and utilitarianism / T.M. Scanlon --
The diversity of goods / Charles Taylor --
Morality and convention / Stuart Hampshire --
Social unity and primary goods / John Rawls --
On some difficulties of the utilitarian economist / Frank Hahn --
Utilitarianism, information and rights / Partha Dasupta --
Sour grapes--
utilitarianism and the genesis of want / Jon Elster --
Liberty and welfare / Isaac Levi --
Under which descriptions? / Frederic Schick --
What's the use of going to school? / Amy Gutmann.
Responsibility: edited by Amartya Sen and Bernard Williams.
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Utilitarianism considered both as a theory of personal morality and a theory of public choice.

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