Willkommen, schön sind Sie da!
Logo Ex Libris

Mills Progressive Principles

  • E-Book (pdf)
  • 336 Seiten
(0) Erste Bewertung abgeben
Bewertungen
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Alle Bewertungen ansehen
David O. Brink offers a reconstruction and assessment of John Stuart Mill's contributions to the utilitarian and liberal trad... Weiterlesen
E-Books ganz einfach mit der kostenlosen Ex Libris-Reader-App lesen. Hier erhalten Sie Ihren Download-Link.
CHF 24.90
Download steht sofort bereit
Informationen zu E-Books
E-Books eignen sich auch für mobile Geräte (sehen Sie dazu die Anleitungen).
E-Books von Ex Libris sind mit Adobe DRM kopiergeschützt: Erfahren Sie mehr.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Beschreibung

David O. Brink offers a reconstruction and assessment of John Stuart Mill's contributions to the utilitarian and liberal traditions. Brink defends interpretations of key elements in Mill's moral and political thought, and shows how a perfectionist reading of his conception of happiness has a significant impact on other aspects of his philosophy.

Autorentext

David O. Brink is Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, San Diego and a Director of the Institute for Law and Philosophy at the University of San Diego School of Law. His research interests are in ethical theory, history of ethics, and jurisprudence. He is the author of Moral Realism and the Foundations of Ethics (CUP, 1989) and Perfectionism and the Common Good: Themes in the Philosophy of T.H. Green (OUP, 2003).



Klappentext

In Mill's Progressive Principles David Brink provides a systematic reconstruction and assessment of John Stuart Mill's contributions to the utilitarian and liberal traditions, examining his first principles and their application to issues of representative democracy and sexual equality. Brink defends novel interpretations of key elements in Mill's moral and political philosophy, including his concepts of motivation, happiness, duty, proof, harm and the harm principle, freedom of expression, anti-paternalism, representative democracy and weighted voting, and sexual equality. However, the most distinctive aspect of this account of Mill's commitments is the case it makes for a perfectionist reading of his conception of happiness and the significance this has for other aspects of his moral and political philosophy. On this perfectionist conception, the chief ingredients of happiness involve the exercise of a person's capacities for practical deliberation and decision that mark us as progressive beings. Once this perfectionist theme is made explicit, it can be shown to be central to Mill's views about utilitarianism, liberalism, rights, democratic government, and sexual equality.



Inhalt

TABLE OF CONTENTS; Preface; A Note on Mill's Texts; 1 Mill's Radical Background; 2 Varieties of Motivation; 3 Perfectionism about Happiness and Higher Pleasures; 4 Ambivalence about Duty; 5 The Justification of Utilitarianism; 6 Liberal Preliminaries; 7 Freedom of Expression in a Liberal Context; 8 Liberal Principles Refined; 9 Liberalism, Utilitarianism, and Rights; 10 Liberal Democracy; 11 Sexual Equality; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Mills Progressive Principles
Autor:
EAN: 9780191652301
ISBN: 978-0-19-165230-1
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Herausgeber: Oup Oxford
Genre: Philosophie
Anzahl Seiten: 336
Veröffentlichung: 18.04.2013
Jahr: 2013
Untertitel: Englisch