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" The creed which accepts as the foundation of morals, Utility, or the Greatest Happiness Principle, holds that actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness, wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. "
MacMillan's Magazine - Page 50
edited by - 1871
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History of European Morals from Augustus to Charlemagne, Volume 1

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Ethics - 1809
...creed which accepts as the foundation of morals, utility or the greatest happiness principle, holds that actions are right in proportion as they tend...as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness.' — Utilitafianism, pp. 0-10. * The exception of course being domestic animals, which may be injured...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 14

1871
...and utilitarian moralists. The intuitive school have always insisted that the highest moral virtues could never be derived from mere utility, or from...individual — they have never been able, in spite of the endeavors of their noblest advocates (especially Mr. John Stuart Mill), to purge entirely from their...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 64

1861
...creed which accepts as the foundation of morals, Utility, or the Greatest Happiness Principle, holds that actions are right in proportion as they tend...as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure, and the absence of pain ; by unhappiness, pain, and the privation...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Great Britain - 1863
...creed which accepts as the foundation of morals, utilitv. or the greatest happiness principle; holds that actions are right in proportion as they tend...as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure, and the absence of pain ; by unhappiuess, pain, and the privation...
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Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill - Utilitarianism - 1863 - 95 pages
...creed which accepts as the foundation of morals, Utility, or the Greatest Happiness Principle, holds that actions are right in proportion as they tend...promote happiness, wrong as they tend to produce the * The author of this essay has reason for believing himself to be the first person who brought the...
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Utilitarianism Explained and Exemplified in Moral and Political Government. ...

Charles Tennant - Utilitarianism - 1864 - 463 pages
...creed which accepts as the foundation of morals, Utility, or the Greatest Happiness Principle, holds that actions are right in proportion as they tend...as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure, and the absence of pain ; by unhappiness, pain, and the privation...
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Dissertations and Discussions: Political, Philosophical, and ..., Volume 3

John Stuart Mill - History - 1864
...creed which accepts, as the foundation of morals, Utility, or the Greatest-happiness Principle, holds that actions are right in proportion as they tend...as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure and the absence of pain ; by unhappiness, pain and the privation...
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Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill - Utilitarianism - 1864 - 96 pages
...creed which accepts as the foundation of morals, Utility, or the Greatest-Happiness Principle, holds that actions are right in proportion as they tend...promote happiness, wrong as they tend to produce the * The author of this essay has reason for believing himself to be the first person who brought the...
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Modern Civilisation in Relation to Christianity: A Series of Essays

William McCombie - Christianity and culture - 1864 - 128 pages
...creed which accepts as the foundation of morals, Utility, or the Greatest Happiness Principle, holds that actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness, wrong in proportion as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure,...
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Utilitarianism Explained and Exemplified in Moral and Political Government

Charles Tennant - Utilitarianism - 1864 - 463 pages
...explanation which he has given is that, " Utility holds that actions are right in proportion as they tend te promote happiness, wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness." There is nothing newjn this, and nobody ever dispute3Tt7^ut there is not much explanation in this....
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