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The Principles of Morals and Legislation

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Jeremy Bentham's work on The Principles of Morals and Legislation emerges from its historic roots in hedonism and teleology as a scientific attempt to assess the moral content of human action by focusing on its results or consequences. Proceeding from the assumption that human beings desire pleasure (and avoid pain), Bentham's unique perspective, known as utilitarianism, is used to construct a fascinating calculus for determining which action to perform when confronted with situations requiring moral decision-makingthe goal ...

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The Principles of Morals and Legislation
2018, Franklin Classics

ISBN-13: 9780341789291

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The Principles of Morals and Legislation
2018, Franklin Classics Trade Press

ISBN-13: 9780343747565

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The Principles of Morals and Legislation
2018, Franklin Classics

ISBN-13: 9780341789307

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The Principles of Morals and Legislation
2017, Andesite Press

ISBN-13: 9781375463188

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The Principles of Morals and Legislation
2015, Andesite Press

ISBN-13: 9781296491635

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The Principles of Morals and Legislation
1988, Prometheus Books

ISBN-13: 9780879754341

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