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.
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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