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Utilitarianism and beyond.

Author: Amartya Kumar Sen; Bernard Arthur Owen Williams
Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. 1982 :
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A volume of studies of utilitarianism considered both as a theory of personal morality and a theory of public choice. Between the papers they represent not only a wide range of arguments for and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Amartya Kumar Sen; Bernard Arthur Owen Williams
ISBN: 0521287715 9780521287715 0521242967 9780521242967
OCLC Number: 299393009
Description: vii, 290 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; Introduction: utilitarianism and beyond Amartya Sen and Bernard Williams; 1. Ethical theory and utilitarianism R. M. Hare; 2. Morality and the theory of rational behaviour John C. Harsanyi; 3. The economic uses of utilitarianism J. A. Mirrlees; 4. Utilitarianism, uncertainty and information Peter J. Hammond; 5. Contractualism and utilitarianism T. M. Scanlon; 6. The diversity of goods Charles Taylor; 7. Morality and convention Stuart Hampshire; 8. Social unity and primary goods John Rawls; 9. On some difficulties of the utilitarian economist Frank Hahn; 10. Utilitarianism, information and rights Partha Dasgupta; 11. Sour grapes - utilitarianism and the genesis of wants Jon Elster; 12. Liberty and welfare Isaac Levi; 13. Under which descriptions? Frederic Schick; 14. What's the use of going to school? Amy Gutmann; Bibliography.
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