Utilitarianism and the New Liberalism

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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. Hobhouse, D. G. Ritchie and J. A. Hobson were liberal consequentialists who followed J. S. Mill in trying to accommodate robust, liberal moral rights with the normative goal of promoting self-realisation. Through careful interpretation of each, Weinstein shows how these theorists brought together themes from idealism, ...

Utilitarianism and the New Liberalism 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521299121

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Utilitarianism and the New Liberalism 2007, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521875288

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