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Published by Modern Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEdited and with an introd. by Marshall Cohen.
SeriesThe Modern library of the world"s best books, 322
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB1602 .A5 1961a
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxviii, 530 p.
Number of Pages530
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5824984M
LC Control Number61012184


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He was prominent as a publicist in the reforming age of the 19th century, and he remains of lasting interest as a logician and an ethical theorist. Learn more about Mill’s life, philosophy, and accomplishments in this article.

This chapter offers an overview of some of the most significant aspects of J. Mill’s work in moral, social, and political philosophy and presents a balanced picture of the debates between interpreters over how this work should be understood without remaining strictly neutral.

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J.S. Mill upon personal representation. Utilitarianism is a family of consequentialist ethical theories that promotes actions that maximize happiness and well-being for the affected individuals. Although different varieties of utilitarianism admit different characterizations, the basic idea behind all of them is to in some sense maximize utility, which is often defined in terms of well-being or related concepts.

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Dale E. Miller argues for a "utopian" reading of Mill's utilitarianism. He analyses Mill's views on happiness and goes on to show the practical, social and political implications that can be drawn from his utilitarianism, especially in relation to the construction of.

Introduction. the essays collected in this volume are the main documents for the illustration and exposition of John Stuart Mill’s thoughts on ethics and religion and their function in society.

Since his system of ethics is avowedly Utilitarian, these documents, arranged chronologically, present the development of Mill’s Utilitarianism as given in published utterance.

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We have a very extensive range of interviews with some of the world's most eminent philosophers discussing books on these knotty problems of contemporary morality from. John Stuart Mill foreshadows the deeply intolerant faith and agenda of contemporary liberalism.

As ongoing debates around subjects ranging from religious liberty to climate change illustrate, many Western societies are being led in decidedly illiberal directions by self-described liberals. Utilitarianism, in normative ethics, a tradition stemming from the late 18th- and 19th-century English philosophers and economists Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill according to which an action is right if it tends to promote happiness and wrong if it tends to produce the reverse of happiness.

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Dale E. Miller argues for a "utopian" reading of Mill's utilitarianism. John Stuart Mill's most famous essays written in The essay advocates a more complex version of utilitarianism that takes into account the many arguments, misconceptions, and criticisms many people have about the view of morality many have.

The essay draws upon the influence of both Mill's father and Jeremy Bentham. When was John Stuart Mill born. When did he die. May 8, A System of Logic, Principles of Political Economy, On Liberty, On the Subjection of Women, Utilitarianism.

What is the key difference between consequentialist (teleological) and nonconsequentialist (deontological) moral theories. Which kind of ethical theory is. Political philosophy is the study of fundamental questions about the state, government, politics, liberty, justice and the enforcement of a legal code by is Ethics applied to a group of people, and discusses how a society should be set up and how one should act within a society.

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Utilitarianism is the philosophy of John Stuart Mill (ca. ) which built upon the Ethics of Jeremy Bentham (ca. Both philosophers were concerned with British Jurisprudence.

They were lawyers who sought to articulate modern theories of Et. Political philosophy, also known as political theory, is the study of topics such as politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of laws by authority: what they are, if they are needed, what makes a government legitimate, what rights and freedoms it should protect, what form it should take, what the law is, and what duties citizens owe to a legitimate government, if.

This book offers a clear and highly readable introduction to the ethical and social-political philosophy of John Stuart Mill.

Dale E. Miller argues for a "utopian" reading of Mill's utilitarianism. He analyses Mill's views on happiness and goes on to show the practical, social and political implications that can be drawn from his utilitarianism, especially in relation to the construction of Cited by: 1.

The Letters of John Stuart Mill - Vol. 2 By John Stuart Mill; Hugh S. Elliot Longmans, Green, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

Adam Gopnik writes about John Stuart Mill, the nineteenth-century English philosopher, politician, and know-it-all who is the subject of a fine new biography by the British journalist Richard Reeves. Moral Philosophy: A Contemporary Introduction is a compact yet comprehensive book offering an explication and critique of the major theories that have shaped philosophical ethics.

Engaging with both historical and contemporary figures, this book explores the scope, limits, and requirements of morality. DeNicola traces our various attempts to ground morality: in nature, in religion, in. Mill, J.S. () Principles of Political Economy, in Collected Works of John Stuart Mill, London: Routledge, vols 2 and 3, (A synthesis of classical economics, this work also contains much interesting social philosophy.).

John Stuart Mill, who has been called the most influential English-speaking philosopher of the 19th century, was a British philosopher, economist, and moral and political : John Stuart Mill was the most influential British philosopher of the nineteenth century, which saw science and technology transform society as significant contributions were made in metaphysics, logic, the philosophy of science, ethics, social and political philosophy, economics, the philosophy of religion, and the philosophy of education.

Business ethics in its current incarnation traces its roots to the s and s, when a group of moral philosophers applied ethical theories to business activity. A number of business ethics journals were created around this time, and business ethics became a familiar course in philosophy departments.

Part I. John Stuart Mill () was a 19th-century British politician and political philosopher. Born and raised in London, Mill had a brilliant mind: He learned Greek starting at the age of three, and Latin and algebra when he was eight.

(I will focus on moral and political reasons, rather than the legal status of speech on campus.) One set of reasons appeals to the good of the group; another appeals to the good of the individual. In her defense of free speech, Chancellor Christ cites the philosopher John Stuart Mill.

Another important figure is John Stuart Mill who wrote Utilitarianism. Expanding on Jeremy Bentham's notion of Utilitarianism, Mill's short book influenced political calculations for over a hundred years.

The main thrust of Utilitarianism is to increase the overall utility for a society. Introduction to Ethical Studies An Open Source Reader Lee Archie John G. Archie. Mill, John Stuart ( []) Principles of Political Economy with Some of Their Applications to Social Philosophy, Collected Works 2, J.M.

Robson (ed.), Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Mill, John Stuart ( []) On Liberty, in Essays on Politics and Society, Collected Wo J.M. Robson (ed.), Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Utilitarianism, John Stuart Mill John Stuart Mill's book Utilitarianism is a classic exposition and defense of utilitarianism in ethics.

The essay first appeared as a series of three articles published in Fraser's Magazine in ; the articles were collected and reprinted as a single book in /5. The Philosophy of John Stuart Mill.

Ethical, political and religious. Edited and with an introduction by Marshall Cohen by John Stuart Mill (Book). Before things get to that point, John Stuart Mill argues that imposing each religious restriction on non-believers (or on believers unwilling to impose it on themselves) is, in any case, illegitimate.

Here is what John Stuart Mill writes in On Liberty, Chapter IV, “Of the Limits to the Authority of Society over the Individual” paragraphs. By the end of this section, you will be able to: Distinguish John Stuart Mill’s modification of utilitarianism from Bentham’s original formulation of it.

Although the ultimate aim of Aristotelian virtue ethics was eudaimonia, later philosophers began to question this notion of happiness. If happiness consists of leading the good life, what Author: OpenStax.Issues of Ethics The two major ethical theories that have the most relevance and prudence to my contemporary views are utilitarianism and those aligned with the concept of a categorical imperative.

The philosophy of the former of these was widely pioneered by both Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill.