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" We think utility, or happiness, much too complex and indefinite an end to be sought, except through the medium of various secondary ends, concerning which there may be, and often is, agreement among persons who differ in their ultimate standard ; and... "
Legal Reasoning and Political Conflict - Page 2
by Cass R. Sunstein Karl N. Llewellyn Distinguished Service Professor of Jurisprudence and Co-Director of the Center on Constitutionalism in Eastern Europe University of Chicago - 1996 - 240 pages
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Dissertations and Discussions: Political, Philosophical and Historical

John Stuart Mill - History - 1859
...hold | with him that all right thinking on the details of morals depends on its express assertion. We think utility, or happiness, much too complex and...indefinite an end to be sought except through the medium of jyarious secondary endsj concerning which there may be, and often is, agreement among persons who differ...
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Ethics

John Dewey, James Hayden Tufts - Ethics - 1908 - 618 pages
...regisl tered its experience. The following quotations from Mill bring out the essential points : s "We think utility or happiness much too complex and...indefinite an end to be sought except through the medium of x various secondary ends concerning which there may be, and often is, agreement among persons who differ...
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Ethics

John Dewey, James Hayden Tufts - Ethics - 1908 - 618 pages
...has registered its experience. The following quotations from Mill bring out the essential points : "We think utility or happiness much too complex and...indefinite an end to be sought except through the inedium of various secondary ends concerning which there may be, and often is, agreement among persons...
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The Correspondence of John Stuart Mill and Auguste Comte

John Stuart Mill, Auguste Comte - Social Science - 403 pages
...utilitarianism. Dissatisfied with Bentham's "method" and "doctrine" (= observations), he explains: "We think utility, or happiness, much too complex...sought except through the medium of various secondary ends."34 Mill has outgrown Bentham's analysis and is trying to balance his indebtedness with his own...
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Women, Political Philosophy and Politics

Liz Sperling - Philosophy - 2001 - 213 pages
...famous utilitarian goal, or 'greatest-happiness principle", was roundly denounced by Mill as being 'too complex and indefinite an end to be sought except through the medium of various secondary ends' (Utilitarianism: 118). 3. Translating this to the family unit, there was also no such thing as a good...
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Why Education Is Useless

Daniel Cottom - Education - 2003 - 245 pages
...and other writings, such as his earlier essay on Bentham. "We think utility, or happiness," he wrote, "much too complex and indefinite an end to be sought...diametrical divergence on the great questions of moral metaphysics."51 Mill's conclusion is that whether we engage in truth-talk or beauty-talk or some other...
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Individualism and the Social Order: The Social Element in Liberal Thought

Charles Robert McCann - Business & Economics - 2004 - 234 pages
Liberalism is typically misconceived as a philosophy of individualism, which cannot accept that man exists in society and that man's values are shaped by that society. This ...
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Happiness: A History

Darrin M. McMahon - History - 2006 - 544 pages
...not hold with him that all right thinking on the details of morals depends on its express assertion. We think utility, or happiness, much too complex and...except through the medium of various secondary ends. . . .^ Again, the judgment may be valid on its own terms, but as the great historian of ideas Isaiah...
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Ethics: An International Journal of Social, Political and Legal ..., Volume 16

Ethics - 1967
...says, "agreeing with Bentham in his principle than in the degree of importance which he attached to it. We think utility, or happiness, much too complex and...among persons who differ in their ultimate standard. As mankind are much more nearly of one nature than of one opinion about their own nature, they are...
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