Utilitarianism and On Liberty: Including Mill's 'Essay on Bentham' and Selections from the Writings of Jeremy Bentham and John Austin, Edition 2

John Wiley & Sons
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Including three of his most famous and important essays, Utilitarianism, On Liberty, and Essay on Bentham, along with formative selections from Jeremy Bentham and John Austin, this volume provides a uniquely perspicuous view of Mill's ethical and political thought.

  • Contains Mill's most famous and influential works, Utilitarianism and On Liberty as well as his important Essay on Bentham.
  • Uses the 1871 edition of Utilitarianism, the last to be published in Mill's lifetime.
  • Includes selections from Bentham and John Austin, the two thinkers who most influenced Mill.
  • Introduction written by Mary Warnock, a highly respected figure in 20th-century ethics in her own right.
  • Provides an extensive, up-to-date bibliography with the best scholarship on Mill, Bentham and Utilitarianism.
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About the author

Mary Warnock was Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge from 1984 until 1991. In 1985 she was created a Life Peer: Baroness Warnock of Weeke in the City of Winchester. Her publications include Ethics Since 1900 (1960), The Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre (1963), Existentialist Ethics (1966), Existentialism (1970), and An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Ethics (2000).
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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Apr 15, 2008
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Pages
272
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ISBN
9780470776797
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Language
English
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Genres
Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Philosophy / General
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