Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Mill on Utilitarianism
By (author) Roger Crisp
Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Mill on Utilitarianism by Roger Crisp
Book DescriptionMill was one of the most important British philosophers of the nineteenth century; his Utilitarianism is a pivotal work in ethical thought. This book, written specifically for students coming to Mill - and perhaps philosophy - for the first time, will be an ideal guide. Mill on Utilitarianism introduces and assesses: * Mill's life and the background of Utilitarianism * the ideas and text of Utilitarianism * the continuing importance of Mill's work to philosophy This is the first book dedicated to Utilitarianism itself. Concisely written and engaging, it is perfect reading for those studying Mill or moral philosophy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415109789
(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Jul-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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