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Utilitarianism and Beyond (Msh)

Amartya Sen (Editor), Bernard Williams (Editor)

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Description

A volume of studies of utilitarianism considered both as a theory of personal morality and a theory of public choice. All but two of the papers have been commissioned especially for the volume, and between them they represent not only a wide range of arguments for and against utilitarianism but also a first-class selection of the most interesting and influential work in this very active area. There is also a substantial introduction by the two editors. The volume will constitute an important stimulus and point of reference for a wide range of philosophers, economists and social theorists.

Cambridge University Press, 9780521287715, 300pp.

Publication Date: July 30, 1982