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Utilitarianism and co-operation

Donald Regan

Utilitarianism and co-operation

by Donald Regan

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press, 1980. in Oxford, Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Utilitarianism,
  • Cooperation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDonald Regan.. --
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 279 p. ;
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19467277M

    The second element that businesses require to apply utilitarianism is welfarism. According to Eggleston (), welfarism is the understanding that the wrongness or rightness of operations depends on society’s conceptions of welfare or wellbeing. This aspect of utilitarianism suggests that actions are good for the greatest wellbeing of the. In this book Dr Kelly presents an exposition and sympathetic defence of Jeremy Bentham's utilitarian theory of justice. He seeks to rescue Bentham's reputation from crude 19th- and 20th-century caricatures, and to develop a sophisticated and subtle interpretation of Bentham's moral theory which places him at the heart of British Liberal tradition.

    Page 14 - I must again repeat, what the assailants of utilitarianism seldom have the justice to acknowledge, that the happiness which forms the utilitarian standard of what is right in conduct is not the agent's own happiness, but that of all concerned; as, between his own happiness and that of others, utilitarianism requires him to be as strictly impartial as a disinterested and /5(2).   With this important book, esteemed economist Leland B. Yeager grounds moral and political philosophy in the requirements of a well-functioning society, one whose members reap the gains from peaceful cooperation while pursuing their own diverse : Leland B. Yeager.

    William H. Shaw, Utilitarianism and the Ethics of War, Routledge, , pp., $ (pbk), ISBN The first, and shortest, portion of Shaw's book deals mainly with utilitarianism, the second with war. I follow his footsteps. Shaw presents his rather classical portrait of utilitarianism as: Utilitarianism holds, first, that a.   Buy Utilitarianism by Mill, John Stuart, Sher, George (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible orders/5().


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This book identifies and defines the features of traditional utilitarian theories which account for their appeal, demonstrates that no theory which is ‘exclusively act-oriented’ can have all the properties that utilitarians attempted to build into their theories, and develops a new theory: ‘co-operative utilitarianism’.

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The digit and digit formats both work. Format: Hardcover. Though few contemporary ethicists today would agree with all elements of Mill's hedonistic moral philosophy, utilitarianism remains a live option in ethical theory today, and Mill's book is unquestionably the most famous defense of the utilitarian view ever written and is still widely assigned in university ethics courses around the by: The author identifies and defines the features of traditional utilitarian theories which account for their appeal, Utilitarianism and co-operation.

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Utilitarianism, John Stuart Mill John Stuart 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 /5.

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[REVIEW] Earl Conee - - Journal of Philosophy 80 (7) Utilitarianism: A Guide for the by: Utilitarianism and Cooperation*. Donald Regan's book is a study of forms of utilitarian theory and of properties to which these forms may by: 7.

Utilitarianism/11 same to human beings and to swine, the rule of life which is good enough for the one would be good enough for the other. The comparison of the Epicurean life to that of beasts is felt as degrading, precisely because a beast’s pleasures do not satisfy a human being’s conceptions of happi- ness.

Two essays on utilitarianism, written from opposite points of view, by J. Smart and Bernard Williams. In the first part of the book Professor Smart advocates a modern and sophisticated version of classical utilitarianism; he tries to formulate a consistent and persuasive elaboration of the doctrine that the rightness and wrongness of actions is determined solely by their 4/5(2).

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Donald H. Regan. The Limits of Utilitarianism was first published in Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press by: The author of this essay has reason for believing himself to be the first person who brought the word utilitarian into use.

He did not invent it, but adopted it from a passing expression in Mr. Galt's Annals of the using it as a designation for several years, he and others abandoned it from a growing dislike to anything resembling a badge or watchword of sectarian. rule utilitarians and utilitarian generalizers.

The second major project of the book is to present and defend an adaptable theory. Regan's theory, Cooperative Utilitarianism, is formulated along new lines, radically different from those of traditional theories. Previous utilitarian theories have been concerned to provide necessary and.

Also, the action can be viewed as right if no other course of action could have yielded an outcome of a better result. Utilitarianism also makes use of the concept of welfarism, where happiness or well-being is to be the only good in itself.

In other words, the welfare of a society is all that Size: KB. utilitarianism (yōō´tĬlĬtr´ēənĬzəm, yōōtĬ´–), in ethics, the theory that the rightness or wrongness of an action is determined by its usefulness in bringing about the most happiness of all those affected by arianism is a form of consequentialism, which advocates that those actions are right which bring about the most good overall.Geoffrey Scarre considers these and other charges, and concludes that whilst utilitarianism may not be a faultless moral doctrine, its positions are relevant, and significant today.

Written with undergraduates in mind, this is an ideal course book for those studying and .contemporary utilitarianism. Each book is essential reading for anyone who wishes to assess utilitarianism as currently seen by some friends and several foes. But each book (especially UB) is more than that; there is something for nonutilitarian of Utilitarianism and Co-operation, by Donald H.

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