Utilitarians and Religion

Utilitarians and Religion

by James E. Crimmins (Editor)


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This major new publication represents the most complete collection ever of original writings on religion and utilitarianism. Illustrating both the sympathetic and antagonistic relationship between the principles of utility and religious beliefs in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, this is a work that no scholar of modern political thought should be without.

Divided into two parts, religious and secular, the collection reprints the most important and salient contributions to the debate. It includes both the well-known writers and the lesser-known but equally important contributors, making this volume the best one-stop resource for undergraduates, graduates, scholars in the field, and all those interested in the relation of politics to religious belief. All materials are newly typeset. As well as two general introductions the collection typeset. As well as two general introductions the collection features a biographical note on each author and detailed notes on each text.

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ISBN-13: 9781855065710
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/28/1998
Pages: 470
Product dimensions: 6.17(w) x 9.23(h) x 1.60(d)

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