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Mill on Utilitarianism (Routledge Philosophy Guidebooks)

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Mill 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 i
Paperback, 232 pages
Published September 10th 1997 by Routledge (first published July 31st 1997)
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Dec 07, 2014 K rated it really liked it
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Read this for a course on Mill. Very dense and rewarding.

Crisp's discussion on Mill's book is divided into several chapters, most of which deal with different aspects of Mill's arguments. However, this 'guide' is not simply a commentary on Utilitarianism. Instead, the scope of Crisp's book is much wider covering the historical context in which Utilitarianism was written, contemporary utilitarianism as well as an array of objections to it, and, finally, Mill's other moral and political work. In
Elliot de Vries
Feb 05, 2014 Elliot de Vries rated it liked it
Serviceable. The summary of Mill's Utilitarianism is reasonably good, the brief discussions of On Liberty and The Subjection of Women less so.
Aug 17, 2007 Nat rated it liked it
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Better than the Hume guidebook, but not as good as the Meditations/Critique of Pure Reason guidebooks. Crisp gives a half-hearted defense of Mill against his critics.
Louise Chapman
Sep 03, 2012 Louise Chapman rated it really liked it
Solid guide to Mill's 'Utilitarianism', with some sections discussing aspects of 'On Liberty' and 'The Subjection of Women'.
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