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Utilitarianism and beyond

Author: Amartya Kumar Sen; Bernard Arthur Owen Williams
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982.
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A volume of studies of utilitarianism considered both as a theory of personal morality and a theory of public choice. All but two of the papers have been commissioned especially for the volume, and between them they represent not only a wide range of arguments for and against utilitarianism but also a first-class selection of the most interesting and influential work in this very active area. There is also a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Utilitarianism and beyond.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1982
(DLC) 81017981
(OCoLC)7978030
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amartya Kumar Sen; Bernard Arthur Owen Williams
ISBN: 0511003269 9780511003264 9780521287715 0521287715 9780521242967 0521242967
OCLC Number: 47010938
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 290 pages)
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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