Books tagged: utilitarianism

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On Liberty - with full text by John Stuart Mill and modern introduction by Rupert Matthews
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Utilitarianism
On Liberty is undoubtedly the most influential and best known of the works by the British philosopher John Stuart Mill. And unlike many philosophical works, it is written in relatively easy to understand language and is fairly short. This edition includes a new introduction and conclusion by historian Rupert Matthews.
The Rest of Her Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,200. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Discovering she has terminal cancer, Jill searches for a way to give her final days and life meaning and to create her legacy. In this story of how we give value to our lives, and of how we must take responsibility for our actions, the unusual path Jill chooses leads to conflict with friends, family and the law, and forces her to deal with events that turn her plans upside down.
Political Philosophy: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of John Stuart Mill
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
John Stuart Mill is widely regarded as one of the most influential philosophers of the 19th-century. In this book, M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages and principal ideas which are put forward in four of Mill’s most influential works: "On Liberty", "Considerations on Representative Government", "Utilitarianism", and "The Subjection of Women".
Introduction To Philosophical Ethics
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Price: $2.12 USD. Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
An Introductory overview of the various divisions of ethics and a practical approach to ethics in religious and non-religious situations. Concepts evaluated include: Normative Ethics, Deontological Ethics, Metaethics, Altruism, Egoism, Egotism, Utilitarianism, and myriads more.
Moral Truths: The Foundation of Ethics
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Price: Free! Words: 51,780. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
There are moral truths. There are truths about what matters in this world, and therefore also truths about how we should act in it. And we need to realize these truths, as such a realization itself will ignite a fundamental change for the better, both in our thinking, conduct and culture altogether. A fundamental change toward higher moral ground. Or so this book argues.