Consequentialism (Wiley Blackwell Readings in Philosophy) by Stephen Darwell

By Stephen Darwell

Consequentialism collects, for the 1st time, either the most classical assets and the vital modern expressions of this crucial place. Edited and brought via Stephen Darwall, those readings are crucial for someone attracted to normative ethics.

  • Edited and brought by way of Stephen Darwall, examines key issues within the consequentialist department of ethical theory.
  • Includes seven essays which reply to the vintage sources.
  • Includes an insightful dialogue of important subject matters in consequentialism through John Rawls and Amartya Sen.
  • Includes vintage articles by means of key figures such Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill, Henry Sidgwick and G. E. Moore; and up to date reactions to this paintings via philosophers together with Philip Pettit, Derek Parfit, Samuel Scheffler, Peter Railton, R. B. Brandt, J. C. Harsanyi, and Robert Adams.

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