By Huei-chun Su
This new booklet reopens the talk on theories of justice among utilitarian theorists and students from different camps. John Rawls’ 1971 ebook of A conception of Justice recommend a devastating problem to the normal dominance of utilitarianism inside political and ethical philosophy, and beforehand no passable and accomplished utilitarian answer has but been recommend.
By expounding John Stuart Mill’s process of data and by way of reconstructing his utilitarianism, Huei-chun Su bargains a clean and finished research of Mill’s ethical philosophy and sheds new mild at the reconciliation of Mill’s thought of justice with either his utilitarianism and his idea of liberty. greater than a research of Mill, this publication makes use of a scientific framework to attract a comparability among Mill’s thought of justice and people of John Rawls, Amartya Sen, and Friedrich von Hayek. It accordingly establishes universal flooring among diversified faculties of suggestion within the fields of economics and philosophy, and allows greater dialogue.
This booklet could be vital either to these drawn to Mill’s ethical philosophy and to these looking an effective theoretical foundation for studying the belief of justice, in addition to to an individual with an curiosity with the heritage of economics, monetary philosophy and the historical past of financial concept extra generally.
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Economic Justice and Liberty: The Social Philosophy in John Stuart Mill’s Utilitarianism (Routledge Studies in the History of Economics) by Huei-chun Su