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Liberal utilitarianism

social choice theory and J.S. Mill"s philosophy

by Jonathan Riley

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mill, John Stuart, 1806-1873,
  • Social choice,
  • Utilitarianism,
  • Liberalism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJonathan Riley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB846.8 .R55 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 398 p. :
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2378167M
    ISBN 100521306922
    LC Control Number87006598

    About John Stuart Mill. John Stuart Mill was a child of radicalism, born in into a rarefied realm of philosophic discourse. His father, who with Jeremy Bentham was a founding member of the utilitarian movement, was responsible for his son’s education and saw. This chapter tests the conventional wisdom that individual rights defy utilitarian analysis by looking at Mill's attempt to provide a utilitarian foundation for rights. It develops and compares three different versions of Mill's utilitarian conception of rights—the sanction theory of rights, rights as secondary principles, and rights as pre-eminent goods. It critiques the first and defends.

    Liberal Utilitarianism and Applied Ethics explores the foundations of early utilitarianism and, at the same time, the theoretical bases of social ethics and policy in modern Western welfare states. Matti Hayry sees the main reason for utilitarianism's growing disrepute among moral philosophers is that its principles cannot legitimately be extended to situations where the basic needs of the. Get this from a library! Utilitarianism and the New Liberalism. [D Weinstein] -- In this study, David Weinstein argues that nineteenth-century English New Liberalism was considerably more indebted to classical English utilitarianism than the received view holds. T.H. Green, L.T.

    Liberty, Utilitarianism and Other Essays (Oxford World's Classics) can be the light food for you personally because the information inside this particular book is easy to get by simply anyone. These books produce itself in the form that is reachable by anyone, yes I mean in the e-book application form. People who think. Mary Warnock ( – ) was an English moral philosopher and Mistress of Girton College, Cambridge from until She was made a life peer in and given the title Baroness Warnock of Weeke in the City of Winchester. She was the author of numerous books, including Ethics Since (), The Philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre (), Existentialist Ethics (), Existentialism.


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Riley, Jonathan. Liberal Utilitarianism: Social Choice Theory and J.S. Mill's Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, From the publisher: This is a book about liberal democratic values and their implications for the design of political institutions.

This is a book about liberal democratic values and their implications for the design of political institutions. Its distinctive feature is the use of some simple mathematical techniques (known as social choice theory) to clarify and defend a rather complex utilitarian conception of the liberal democratic 'way of life' based on John Stuart Mill's by:   J.

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 Cited by: This is a book about liberal democratic values and their implications for the design of political institutions.

Its distinctive feature is the use of some simple mathematical techniques (known as social choice theory) to clarify and defend a rather complex utilitarian conception of the liberal democratic 'way of life' based on John Stuart Mill's work. Book Description. Liberal Utilitarianism and Applied Ethics explores the foundations of early utilitarianism and, at the same time, the theoretical bases of social ethics and policy in modern Western welfare states.

Matti Hayry sees the main reason for utilitarianism's growing disrepute among moral philosophers is that its principles cannot legitimately be extended to situations where the.

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Matti Hayry sees the main reason for utilitarianism's growing disrepute among moral philosophers is that its principles cannot legitimately be extended to situations where the basic needs of the Cited by: John Stuart Mill (20 May – 7 May ), usually cited as J.

Mill, was an English philosopher, political economist, and civil of the most influential thinkers in the history of classical liberalism, he contributed widely to social theory, political theory, and political "the most influential English-speaking philosopher of the nineteenth century", his.

Through careful interpretation of each, Weinstein shows how these theorists brought together themes from idealism, perfectionism and especially utilitarianism to create the new liberalism. Like Mill, they were committed to liberalising consequentialism and systematising liberalism.

2. There are broad and intriguing similarities between Mill’s liberal rule utilitarian conception of the general welfare, and conceptions of the ‘common good’ defended by theorists of natural law and natural rights.

Finnis ( Finnis, J. Natural. From Classical To Liberal Utilitarianism In the preceding chapters I have established two points which, I believe, are of primary importance to the development of utilitarianism, and to the development of ethical theory in : Matti Hayry.

This rich and provocative study assesses Herbert Spencer's pivotal contribution to the emergence of liberal utilitarianism and shows that Spencer, as much as J. Mill, provided liberal utilitarianism with its formative contours.

Like Mill, Spencer tried to reconcile a principle of liberty and strong moral rights with a utilitarian, maximizing theory of good. DE ECONOMISTNR. 3, BOEKBESPREKINGEN - REVIEWS J. Riley, Liberal Utilitarianism, Social Choice Theory and J.S.

Mill's Philosophy, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, Pp. £ Social choice theory is a flourishing branch of applied logic. J.E. Crimmins, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 6 Liberal Utilitarianism.

Utilitarianism has enjoyed a sustained if ambiguous presence within the liberal m's ‘liberalism’ is largely based on his writings on civil law and political economy, where he introduced subordinate principles to guide the legislator in giving effect to the.

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'it is only the cultivation of individuality which produces, or can produce, well developed human beings' Mill's four essays, On Liberty, Utilitarianism, Considerations on Representative Government and The Subjection of Women examine the most central issues that face liberal democratic regimes - whether in the nineteenth century or the twenty-first.

They have formed the bas/5(8). This is Mill at his most liberal, and therefore most libertarian. The willingness to challenge accepted wisdom, the distaste for appeals to tradition or custom, evokes the originator of Mill’s utilitarian philosophy, Jeremy Bentham, who secured a place for himself in the libertarian tradition alongside Mill.

Liberal Utilitarianism and Applied Ethics explores the foundations of early utilitarianism and, at the same time, the theoretical bases of social ethics and policy in modern Western welfare states.

Matti Hayry sees the main reason for utilitarianism's growing disrepute among moral philosophers is that its principles cannot legitimately be extended to situations where the basic needs of the Brand: Taylor And Francis.

Liberalism was a broad individualistic political movement that grew out of a great confluence of multiple social revolutions of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries. It came to a head in America and Europe in the late 18th century with the American R. Get this from a library.

Liberal utilitarianism and applied ethics. [Matti Häyry] -- In this book, Matti Hayry shows how philosophers have misunderstood the very nature of utilitarianism since the turn of the nineteenth century and identifies the resulting problems in contemporary.

Books Authored: Mill's On Liberty (Routledge,) Liberal Utilitarianism: Social Choice Theory and J.S. Mill's Philosophy (Cambridge, ) Books Edited: Constitutional Culture and Democratic Rule, with J. Ferejohn and J. Rakova (Cambridge, ) J. S. Mill's Principles of Political Economy (Oxford, ) Selected Articles.This is a book about liberal democratic values and their implications for the design of political institutions.

Its distinctive feature is the use of some simple mathematical techniques to clarify and defend a rather complex utilitarian conception of the liberal democratic 'way of life' based on John Stuart Mill's work. Cambridge University Press - Utilitarianism and the New Liberalism - by D.

Weinstein Excerpt. CHAPTER 1 Introduction ANALYTICAL POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY AND THE HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT. The converging currents of Anglo-American political theory have swept away much of English political theory’s distinctiveness including the latter’s greater Author: D. Weinstein.