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

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

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0631233512
ISBN-13:
9780631233510
Pub. Date:
03/28/2003
Publisher:
Wiley
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Utilitarianism and On Liberty: Including 'Essay on Bentham' and Selections from the Writings of Jeremy Bentham and John Austin / Edition 2

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631233510
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/28/2003
Edition description: REV
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction by Mary Warnock 1

BENTHAM

An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation (chapters I–V) 17

MILL

Bentham (from Dissertations and Discussions, volume I) 52

On Liberty 88

Utilitarianism 181

Appendix

AUSTIN

The Province of Jurisprudence Determined. Lecture II 236

Bibliography 252

Chronological table 255

Index 257

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