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Utilitarianism : With Related Remarks from Mill's Other Writings

Author: John Stuart Mill; Ben Eggleston
Publisher: Indianapolis : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., [2017]
Series: Hackett classics.
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This edition of Utilitarianism supplements the text of Mill's classic essay with 58 related remarks carefully selected from Mill's other writings, ranging from his treatise on logic to his personal correspondence. In these remarks, Mill comments on specific passages of Utilitarianism, elaborates on topics he handles briefly in Utilitarianism, and discusses additional aspects of his moral thought. Short introductory  Read more...
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Mill, John Stuart.
Utilitarianism : With Related Remarks from Mill's Other Writings.
Indianapolis : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., ©2017
Named Person: John Stuart Mill
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Stuart Mill; Ben Eggleston
ISBN: 9781624665479 1624665470
OCLC Number: 973183041
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 121 pages).
Contents: Front Cover; Title; Copyright; Acknowledgments; Contents; Part 1: About This Book; Mill's Utilitarianism; Why Read Utilitarianism with Related Remarks?; How to Read This Edition of Utilitarianism; The Other Works by Mill Excerpted in This Edition; Introduction to Utilitarianism; Further Reading; Part 2: Utilitarianism and Related Remarks; Chapter I: General Remarks; Chapter II: What Utilitarianism Is; Chapter III: Of the Ultimate Sanction of the Principle of Utility; Chapter IV: Of What Sort of Proof the Principle of Utility Is Susceptible. Chapter V: On the Connexion between Justice and UtilityAppendix A: Breaking Rules in Exceptional Circumstances; Appendix B: Maximization and Supererogation; Appendix C: The Art of Life; Back cover.
Series Title: Hackett classics.
Responsibility: John Stuart Mill ; edited, with an introduction by Ben Eggleston.

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This edition of Utilitarianism supplements the text of Mill's classic essay with 58 related remarks carefully selected from Mill's other writings, ranging from his treatise on logic to his personal correspondence. In these remarks, Mill comments on specific passages of Utilitarianism, elaborates on topics he handles briefly in Utilitarianism, and discusses additional aspects of his moral thought. Short introductory comments accompany the related remarks, and an editor's introduction provides an overview of Utilitarianism crafted specifically to enhance accessibility for first-time readers of the essay. --

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