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Utilitarianism

Author: John Stuart Mill
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ISBN: 3736808313
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John Stuart Mill was a British philosopher, political economist and civil servant. He was an influential contributor to social theory, political theory and political economy. He has been called "the most influential English-speaking philosopher of the nineteenth century". Mill's conception of liberty justified the freedom of the individual in opposition to unlimited state control. He was a proponent of utilitarianism, an ethical theory developed by Jeremy Bentham. Hoping to remedy the problems found in an inductive approach to science, such as confirmation bias, he clearly set forth the premises of falsifiability as the key component in the scientific method. Mill was also a Member of Parliament and an important figure in liberal political philosophy.

The Basic Writings Of John Stuart Mill

Author: John Stuart Mill
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 0307769798
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The writings of John Stuart Mill have become the cornerstone of political liberalism. Collected for the first time in this volume are Mill’s three seminal and most widely read works: On Liberty, The Subjection of Women, and Utilitarianism. A brilliant defense of individual rights versus the power of the state, On Liberty is essential reading for anyone interested in political thought and theory. As Bertrand Russell reflected, “On Liberty remains a classic . . . the present world would be better than it is, if [Mill’s] principles were more respected.” This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition includes newly commissioned endnotes and commentary by Dale E. Miller, and an index. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Subjection Of Women

Author: John Stuart Mill
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486112411
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This landmark in the struggle for human rights, written by the great English philosopher, argues for equality in all legal, political, social and domestic relations between men and women.

Utilitarianism Easyread Edition

Author: John Stuart Mill
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ISBN: 1458706559
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Utilitarianism, the best known branch of consequentialist ethics, was popularized by Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill in the 18th and 19th centuries. This book maintains that ethics primarily depend on the consequences of one's behavior rather that the values one holds. Thus values are ethical insofar as these values produce desirable outcomes.

Selected Writings

Author: Jeremy Bentham
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"This stimulating reader invites a fresh look at Bentham. Drawing on recent scholarship, it presents newly edited texts and unexpected perspectives on familiar works about sex, law, publicity, colonies, place and time, and much else besides."---William Twining, University College London --Book Jacket.

Ethical Issues In Pediatric Organ Transplantation

Author: Rebecca A. Greenberg
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319291858
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This book offers a theoretical and practical overview of the specific ethical and legal issues in pediatric organ transplantation. Written by a team of leading experts, Ethical Issues in Pediatric Organ Transplantation addresses those difficult ethical questions concerning clinical, organizational, legal and policy issues including donor, recipient and allocation issues. Challenging topics, including children as donors, donation after cardiac death, misattributed paternity, familial conflicts of interest, developmental disability as a listing criteria, small bowel transplant, and considerations in navigating the media are discussed. It serves as a fundamental handbook and resource for pediatricians, transplant health care professionals, trainees, graduate students, scholars, practitioners of bioethics and health policy makers.

Ethics

Author: Richard H. Corrigan
Publisher: Progressive Frontiers Pubs.
ISBN: 0956328822
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This book may be read continuously from start to finish and will, in itself, provide the reader with a comprehensive guide to the study of ethics. However, it can also be read as individual chapters that stand in isolation from the remainder of the book. In this way, it is possible to 'pick and choose' those areas that are pertinent to one's particular needs at the time of reading. Undergraduates can therefore use it as a resource to support their lectures, assist essay writing and term papers and point them towards further reading materials. Written by experts, it covers the following areas: The History of Ethics, Animal Ethics, Business Ethics, Ethics of Care, Contractualism, Egoism, Enivonmental Ethics, Global Ethics, Kantian Ethics, Law and Rights, Normative Ethics, Utilitarian Ethics, Virtue Ethics and Ethics and Wellbeing.