Utilitarianism

Utilitarianism

by Krister Bykvist

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826498083
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 02/17/2010
Series: Guides for the Perplexed Series
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Krister Bykvist is a Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at Jesus College, University of Oxford, UK.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. The Nature and Assessment of Moral Theories
3. What is Utilitarianism?
4. Well-being
5. Utilitarian Aggregation
6. Is Utilitarianism a User-Friendly Guide to Action?
7. Is Utilitarianism Too Demanding?
8. Is Utilitarianism Too Permissive?
9. The Way Outcomes are Brought About
10. The Place of Rules in Utilitarianism
11. Conclusions

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