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Utilitarianism

Author: John Stuart Mill; George Sher
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A major contribution in the history of ethics, [the author's] brief treatise on utilitarianism lays the theoretical foundation for this branch of philosophy and outlines its relationship to other ethical systems, the arguments in its favor, and its implications for concerns about justice. The appendix contains the text of Mill's 1868 speech on capital punishment. A introductory chapter describes Mill's place in the  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: John Stuart Mill; George Sher
OCLC Number: 56403709
Notes: Originally published: Indianapolis : Hackett Pub., ©2001. 2nd ed.
Description: 1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: General remarks --
What utilitarianism is --
Of the ultimate sanction of the principle of utility --
Of what sort of proof the principle of utility is susceptible --
On the connection between justice and utility --
Appendix: April 1868 speech on capital punishment.
Responsibility: John Stuart Mill ; edited, with an introduction, by George Sher.

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A major contribution in the history of ethics, [the author's] brief treatise on utilitarianism lays the theoretical foundation for this branch of philosophy and outlines its relationship to other ethical systems, the arguments in its favor, and its implications for concerns about justice. The appendix contains the text of Mill's 1868 speech on capital punishment. A introductory chapter describes Mill's place in the history of philosophy and his contribution to the study of ethics.-http://www.booksinprint.com.

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