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Utilitarianism and distributive justice

P. J. Kelly

Utilitarianism and distributive justice

Jeremy Bentham and the civil law

by P. J. Kelly

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bentham, Jeremy, 1748-1832.,
  • Law -- Philosophy.,
  • Utilitarianism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-232) and index.

    StatementP.J. Kelly.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK334 .K45 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 240 p. ;
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1875313M
    ISBN 100198254180
    LC Control Number90035278

    This chapter presents four different ways of defining distributive justice: utilitarianism, Rawlsian contractarianism, libertarianism, and egalitarianism. The theory of utilitarianism was outlined by the English philosopher Jeremy Bentham, who was intent on providing a political theory for the British Parliament and other governments to use in. Get this from a library! Distributive justice & disability: utilitarianism against egalitarianism. [Mark S Stein] -- Annotation Theories of distributive justice are most severely tested in the area of disability. In this book, Mark Stein argues that utilitarianism performs better than egalitarian theories in this.

    The book also explores the link between utilitarianism and distributive justice. Hollander engages in close textual exegesis of the works relating to individual authors, while never losing sight of the intellectual relationships between them. Now we shall explore the various ethical theories that determine the design of our social welfare function. There is a spectrum of Distributive Justice Theories which for our purposes will be divided into the five following categories. Libertarianism, Utilitarianism, Maximin, Egalitarianism, and Weighted Utilitarianism.

    P.S. Menell, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Distributive Justice. Theories of distributive justice seek to allocate society's resources on the basis of just principles. The process of determining such principles is the focus of considerable debate. Many theories incorporate utilitarian and Lockean principles. This chapter examines a utilitarian approach to distributive justice in health care, according to which the goal of a just health care system ought to be the “greatest good for the greatest number.” It considers the adequacy of alternative theories of distributive justice for resolving issues about health care allocation, focusing on egalitarianism, in its several variations, as the main.


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Utilitarianism and distributive justice by P. J. Kelly Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is about the contest between utilitarianism and egalitarianism. Utilitarianism, as a Utilitarianism and distributive justice book of distributive justice, tells us to help those who can most benefit, those who can gain the greatest increase in welfare.

Egalitarian theories of distributive justice tell us to help those who are in some way worse off. I advocate : NOOK Book (Ebook). In this book Dr Kelly presents an exposition and sympathetic defence of Jeremy Bentham's utilitarian theory of justice.

He seeks to rescue Bentham's reputation from crude 19th- and 20th-century caricatures, and to develop a sophisticated and subtle interpretation of Bentham's moral theory which places him at the heart of British Liberal Utilitarianism and distributive justice book.

Drawing heavily on Bentham's unpublished civil and distributive law writings. Utilitarianism and distributive justice: Jeremy Bentham and the civil law: Author: Paul J. Kelly: Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated, Original from: the University of Michigan. Theories of distributive justice are most severely tested in the area of disability.

In this book, Mark Stein argues that utilitarianism performs better than egalitarian theories in this area: whereas egalitarian theories help the disabled either too little or too much, utilitarianism achieves the proper balance by placing resources where they will do the most offers what may be the.

Theories of distributive justice are most severely tested in the area of disability. In this book, Mark Stein argues that utilitarianism performs better than egalitarian theories in this area: whereas egalitarian theories help the disabled either too little or too much, utilitarianism achieves the proper balance by placing resources where they will do the most by: Similar books and articles.

Utilitarianism and Distributive Justice: Jeremy Bentham and the Civil Law. Kelly - - Oxford University Press. Jeremy Bentham, Ten Critical Essays. Bhikhu C. Parekh - - London: Cass. Bentham. Buy Utilitarianism and Distributive Justice: Jeremy Bentham and the Civil Law by Kelly, P. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Utilitarianism and Distributive Justice: Jeremy Bentham and the Civil Law: : Kelly, P. J.: BooksAuthor: P. Kelly. In this paper I argue for the following conclusions: 1.

The widely shared beliefs that in utilitarianism and consequentialism (a) the good has priority over the right and (b) the right is derived from the good are both false.

The most plausible. “Adjusting utility for Justice: A consequentialist reply to the objection from justice”. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, – [Google Scholar] does.

One might have expected that the case for utilitarianism is strengthened rather than weakened if its main components do not rule out distributive justice. But in this. mint-india-wire inequality Amartya Sen utilitarianism Jeremy Bentham John Stuart Mill social welfare distributive justice Utilitarianism is one of several ethical theories addressing the question.

A History of Utilitarian Ethics. DOI link for A History of Utilitarian Ethics. A History of Utilitarian Ethics book.

Studies in Private Motivation and Distributive Justice, By Samuel Hollander. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 9 July Pub. location London. Theories of distributive justice are most severely tested in the area of disability.

In this book, Mark Stein argues that utilitarianism performs better than egalitarian theories in this area: whereas egalitarian theories help the disabled either too little or too much, utilitarianism achieves the proper balance by placing resources where they will do the most good.

Reviews A very different picture ofBentham appears in Utilitarianism and Distributive Justice. Kelly's book is a rigorous defence of Bentham against the standard critique in the current literature which maintains that utilitarianism is unable to provide an adequate account of individual rights and entitlements and therefore fails to accord.

About this book. Utilitarian Theories This book is a monograph on moral philosophy and social philosophy, particularly the part of the philosophy of economics that is related to the general distribution problem. It presents a comprehensive ethical theory, together with an application of the theory to distributive justice.

Book Description: Theories of distributive justice are most severely tested in the area of disability. In this book, Mark Stein argues that utilitarianism performs better than egalitarian theories in this area: whereas egalitarian theories help the disabled either too little or too much, utilitarianism achieves the proper balance by placing resources where they will do the most Utilitarianism and Distributive Justice, by P.

Kelly. Oxford University Press, Pp. x +. Bentham studies have recently been enjoying a revival, with several attempts to extricate Bentham from the simple and mad utility maximizing machine of the popular text books.

Since there are over eight million published words of. Similar books and articles. Utilitarianism and Distributive Justice: Jeremy Bentham and the Civil Law. Kelly - - Oxford University Press.

The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham: Deontology. Together with a Table of the Springs of Action and the Article on Utilitarianism. Theories of distributive justice are most severely tested in the area of disability.

In this book, Mark Stein argues that utilitarianism performs better than egalitarian theories in this area: whereas egalitarian theories help the disabled either too little or too much, utilitarianism achieves the proper balance by placing resources where they will do the most offers what may be the broadest.

The present chapter explains how utilitarianism has come to be associated with promoting the quest for equality.

Employing the work of Amartya Sen, it also argues that the association is a misplaced one, which perhaps applies only to ‘homogeneous’ populations and so leaves the important question of ‘heterogeneity’ out of the question. Download Utilitarianism and Distributive Justice: Jeremy Bentham and the Civil Law pdf books He rescues Bentham's reputation from crude nineteenth- and twentieth-century caricatures, and develops a sophisticated and subtle interpretation of Bentham's moral theory which places him at the heart of the British Liberal tradition.

Drawing heavily on. Utilitarian Theories This book is a monograph on moral philosophy and social philosophy, particularly the part of the philosophy of economics that is related to the general distribution problem.

It presents a comprehensive ethical theory, together with an application of the theory to distributive justice.Distributive justice stipulates that the lucky should transfer some or all of their gains due to luck to the unlucky.

In A Theory of Justice, Rawls suggests how to draw a line between the misfortune that is society's responsibility and the misfortune that is not by distinguishing between deep Cited by: Book Description In this landmark volume, Samuel Hollander presents a fresh and compelling history of moral philosophy from Locke to John Stuart Mill, showing that a ‘moral sense’ can actually be considered compatible with utilitarianism.

The book also explores the .