• Publish Date: 2002-11-22
  • Binding: Paperback
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Consequentialism collects, for the first time, both the main classical sources and the central contemporary expressions of this important position. Edited and introduced by Stephen Darwall, these readings are essential for anyone interested in normative ethics.

  • Edited and introduced by Stephen Darwall, examines key topics in the consequentialist branch of moral theory.
  • Includes seven essays which respond to the classic sources.
  • Includes an insightful discussion of central topics in consequentialism by John Rawls and Amartya Sen.
  • Includes classic articles by key figures such Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill, Henry Sidgwick and G. E. Moore; and recent reactions to this work by philosophers including Philip Pettit, Derek Parfit, Samuel Scheffler, Peter Railton, R. B. Brandt, J. C. Harsanyi, and Robert Adams.