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Utilitarianism; for and against

Author: J J C Smart; Bernard Williams
Publisher: Cambridge [England] University Press, 1973.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title consists of two essays on utilitarianism, written from opposite points of view, by J.J.C. Smart and Bernard Williams. In the first part of the book, Professor Smart advocates a modern and sophisticated version of classical utilitarianism.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J J C Smart; Bernard Williams
ISBN: 0521202973 9780521202978 052109822X 9780521098229
OCLC Number: 729710
Performer(s): ISBN 0 521 09822 x Pbk: £0.80.
Description: 155 pages 21 cm
Contents: An outline of a system of utilitarian ethics / J.J.C. Smart: --
1. Introductory --
2. Act-utilitarianism and rule-utilitarianism --
3. Hedonistic and non-hedonistic utilitarianism --
4. Average happiness versus total happiness --
5. Negative utilitarianism --
6. Rightness and wrongness of actions --
7. The place of rules in act-utilitarianism --
8. Simple application of game-theory technique --
9. Utilitarianism and the future --
10. Utilitarianism and justice --
A critique of utilitarianism / Bernard Williams: --
I. Introductory --
2. The structure of consequentialism --
3. Negative responsibility : and two examples --
4. Two kinds of remoter effect --
5. Integrity --
6. The indirect pursuit of utility --
7. Social choice.
Responsibility: [by] J.J.C. Smart [and] Bernard Williams.
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This title consists of two essays on utilitarianism, written from opposite points of view, by J.J.C. Smart and Bernard Williams. In the first part of the book, Professor Smart advocates a modern and sophisticated version of classical utilitarianism.

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