Utilitarianism: And the 1868 Speech on Capital Punishment

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This expanded edition of John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism includes the text of his 1868 speech to the British House of Commons defending the use of capital punishment in cases of aggravated murder. The speech is significant both because its topic remains timely and because its arguments illustrate the applicability of the principle of utility to questions of large-scale social policy.

Utilitarianism: And the 1868 Speech on Capital Punishment 2002, Hackett Publishing Company, Indianapolis, IN

ISBN-13: 9780872206069

2nd UK edition

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