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Black Studies - Philosophy

John Stuart Mill's philosophy of utilitarianism

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Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Moreover, how does he justify saying one would rather be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool who is satisfied? His point is obvious - it is better to have brains…

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Government

John Stuart Mill's Concept of Liberty Professes

Words: 1742
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

John Stuart Mill's concept of liberty professes to be liberal but ends up with a distinctly 'non-liberal' feel when analysing the details. This paper endeavours to define exactly what…

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Business - Ethics

John Stuart Mill the 19th

Words: 2516
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Personal usefulness or utility is not required to clash with public usefulness. Usefulness or Utility is often misguided for pragmatism. but, pragmatism is the affinity to encourage certain preferred…

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Book Report

Government

John Stuart Mill and Majority

Words: 714
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Book Report

Unfortunately, we have had no more success at finding that limit than Mill did, for what we see all around us today is that very same "political despotism" of…

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Government

John Stuart Mill on Liberty in John

Words: 671
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

John Stuart Mill on Liberty In John Stuart Mill's brilliant 19th Century essay "On Liberty" he states that "the worth of a State, in the long run, is the…

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Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

John Stuart Mill and Utilitarianism

Words: 681
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

e. herself very unhappy. Personal happiness should not be compromised for the sake of greater happiness of maximum number of people when the one person who would be most…

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Sports - Women

John Stuart Mill Say Is

Words: 733
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

The servant is deemed 'other' by society, of an entirely different class than the mistress. The servant seems grateful simply to simply be employed to an individual of high-born…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Plato and John Stuart Mill Glaucon's Challenge

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Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Plato and John Stuart Mill Glaucon's challenge to Socrates at the beginning of Book II of Plato's Republic is to clarify in what sense justice is a human "good."…

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Term Paper

Business - Ethics

Utilitarianism John Stuart Mill's Concept

Words: 1510
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

For Singer, the human community must receive justice, not simply a society setting its own local standards of morality and justice, as in Mill's argument. For Singer there are…

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Women's Issues - Sexuality

Liberty by John Stuart Mill How John

Words: 1472
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Liberty, by John Stuart Mill [...] how John Stuart Mill would view the issue of pornography. Pornography has been argued by many feminists and advocates for women's rights to…

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Term Paper

Government

Liberty by John Stuart Mills

Words: 755
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

It is only then that true liberty has taken place as it has provided a forum and a backdrop for examination of all sides in an issue and given…

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Essay

Philosophy - Philosophers

John Stuart Mills On Liberty

Words: 2103
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

Political Philosophy II: Theories of Freedom John Stuart Mill's On Liberty is one of the foundational defenses of liberal, democratic government. According to Mill, there are certain core principles…

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Essay

Law - Constitutional Law

John Stuart Mill Lessons

Words: 1114
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Happiness The author of this report has been asked to answer a specific and thoughtful answer to a question about the greatest happiness principle and what it really means.…

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Book Report

Business - Ethics

John Stuart Mill Utilitarianism General Remarks

Words: 553
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Book Report

Utilitarianism In the opening remarks to Utilitarianism, Mill sets the stage for this discussion. He accepts that the idea of utilitarianism dates back two thousand years, and is part…

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Term Paper

Business - Ethics

Middlemarch Text and John Stuart

Words: 1235
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In this case, Mary would have acted precisely as she did, that is, pursuing her personal happiness and acting according to a pattern she had established before, that of…

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Sports - Women

Woman Question Float John Stuart

Words: 560
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Thus, due to women's continued dependence on men in order to survive in society, women inadvertently helped create the thinking that they cannot survive and live within their own…

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Term Paper

Sociology

Mill & Karl Marx Comparative

Words: 3184
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Mill talked of ethical freedom in terms of all areas wherein individual and society interacts and become involved with each other; Marx utilized the same viewpoint, although specified it…

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Term Paper

Sports - Women

John Mill and De Beaviour

Words: 2292
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In other words De Beauvoir sees the opportunity of secretary, shop girl, teacher, or nurse as wholly unlikely to offer women a real sense of independence and will likely…

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Essay

Sociology

Mills Arguments

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Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Mills Arguements Intrinsic Value of Liberty There can be very few doubts as to the importance of liberty to the philosophical espousing of John Stuart Mill, who even authored…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Mill and Kant- Morality Immanuel

Words: 1279
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Courage, intelligence for example could be used for wrong purposes and hence it was important pre-requisite to have good will if an action was to be termed moral. Intelligence,…

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Thesis

Black Studies - Philosophy

Mill and the Individual in

Words: 1782
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

To cultivate genius when it does appear, a society must be free for all, not just the recognized geniuses. or, as Mill more eloquently puts it, "it is necessary…

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Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Mill & Charles Taylor's Concepts

Words: 950
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

For him, it is also important to know that liberty, while dependent on the individual's decision alone, should also take into account the consequences that will come out upon…

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Women's Issues - Sexuality

Mill Kant Religion and Gay Marriage in

Words: 1605
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Mill, Kant, Religion, And Gay Marriage In theory, freedom and liberty for all appears to be an excellent concept, one which nearly everyone would embrace. However, the practice of…

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Research Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

John Rawls Is Presented as a Justice Theorist

Words: 876
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Paper

John Rawls' theory…. In his book A Theory of Justice John Rawls offers readers a "Kantian Interpretation" of his "original position," according to an essay in the Stanford Encyclopedia…

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Business - Ethics

John Rawls and the Viability

Words: 1941
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As Hampton (1997) points out, "By using this argument, awls hopes to persuade readers that he has good reasons for commending his theory as correct, without relying on undefended…

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Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Mill Place Any Limits on

Words: 1324
Length: 4 Pages
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Every act happens at some time and in some place, and in like manner every act that we do either does or may affect both ourselves and others." till…

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Business - Ethics

Mill's Views on Higher and

Words: 546
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Freedom and the root of utilitarianism are focused on providing society as a whole with happiness, not just a particular group of individuals in the social order. Mill risks…

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Term Paper

Government

Mill on Liberty

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Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Freedom, Liberty, And Authority homas Jefferson is attributed as saying "the price for freedom is constant vigilance." Only those who are willing to stake there reputation, their personal well…

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Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Compare Mills to Wilson

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Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Mill and Wilson Attempting to find any common ground between the moral and political philosophies of John Stuart Mill and Edward O. Wilson seems futile, given that their ideas…

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Term Paper

Education - Computers

Ethics of Discarded Computers Discussed Is John

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Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

ethics of discarded computers. Discussed is John Stuart Mill's philosophy. Response scenario: I have just worn out my fourth computer. I love a high speed computer, but I feel…

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Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Who Wins Plato or Mill

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Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Plato and Utilitarians Plato and the Utilitarians do not conceive of the good life in the same manner. Plato, through the character of Socrates, teaches that the true good…

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Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Ethical Behavior According to Mill

Words: 2008
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Here, Aristotle recognizes the variances which appear to define our establishment of the means to pursuing happiness, musing that "the characteristics that are looked for in happiness seem also,…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Aristotle Mill & Kant on Emotion Ethics

Words: 555
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Aristotle, Mill & Kant on emotion Ethics and its role on Emotion of Pleasure: Views from Aristotle, Immanuel Kant, and J.S. Mill Analyzing the ethics of emotion, especially feelings…

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Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Aristotle's View of Friendship With Notice to Mill's Determining the Right Action and Being Moral

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Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Aristotle vs. Mill The Greek philosopher Aristotle and John Stuart Mill agreed that the objective of morality was the pursuit of general happiness and the good life in society…

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Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Plato's Platonism and J S Mill's

Words: 781
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" This illustration is an exact explication of the kind of philosophy that Plato helped propagate in human society during his time, and still gained prominence and status as…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

American History

On Liberty and the US Constitution

Words: 2791
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Mill and U.S. Constitution None of the issues being raised today by the Occupy all Street (OS) movement are new, but rather they date back to the very beginning…

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Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Turn to Empire Imperial Liberalism and Its Critics

Words: 470
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Mills on Liberty John Stuart Mill's on Liberty To whom does Mill's principle of liberty apply? To whom does it NOT apply? Mill justifies the liberty principle according to…

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Teaching

Mill's Fundamental Ideas That Pertain

Words: 752
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Mill believes that it is impossible to be a great scientist, without having some feeling and sensitivity about the human condition given by the humanities, and someone learning the…

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Psychology

Social Psychology and the Perspectives

Words: 1940
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Therefore, the person who chooses to suspend his interests to comply with those artificial externally-imposed social values for the benefit of others will ultimately always suffer disadvantage because others…

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Research Proposal

Business - Ethics

Happiness Principle ' Developed by Utilitarian

Words: 682
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

The morality of the act can be defended by the Utilitarian principle that the number of deaths (250,000+) caused by dropping the weapons of mass destruction over Hiroshima and…

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Essay

Philosophy

How important is the idea of equality to each theorist

Words: 1911
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

John Stuart Mill and the idea of equality Society typically views the triad nexus of politicians, bureaucracies and the financial elite suspiciously, believing they breach the common man’s rights,…

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Sports - Women

Breaking Social Conventions to Achieve

Words: 1233
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

All the moralities tell them that it is the duty of women, and all the current sentimentalities that it is their nature, to live for others; to make complete…

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Black Studies - Philosophy

Aristotelian Sense There Are Nearly

Words: 1598
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Mill believed that any act may itself be inherently moral, so long as the outcome of that action produces a benign effect. Mill believed that the most ethical act…

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Term Paper

Sociology

Personal Freedom and Also the

Words: 3796
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Mill agrees that the mischief a person does to himself can affect others, and he finds that it is right to bring to bear moral disapprobation, henever there is…

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Essay

Terrorism

Tolerance and Its Limits

Words: 2465
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Essay

Tolerance Global terrorism has changed the entire spectrum of tolerance in today's world. Highlighted by the events of 9/11 the facts that even the world's most powerful nation was…

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Sociology

Positive Discrimination -- Do We Need It

Words: 3099
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Essay

Positive Discrimination -- Do We Need it? For centuries, the global community has strived to eliminate discrimination against minority groups. For centuries, women had been emotionally and/or physically abused;…

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Economics

History of Economic Thought Mercantilist

Words: 2556
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

It offers a good theory as it emphasizes on the production and export of those items for which a country possesses a comparative advantage. Furthermore, through its focus on…

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Thesis

Black Studies - Philosophy

Abortion Philosophy the Utilitarian Debate

Words: 748
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Thesis

Such prohibition, Bentham contended, would be a contradiction to the preservation of individual rights. He even goes so far as to signal the necessity for a change in approach…

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Case Study

Business - Ethics

Identification You Have Been Given

Words: 2981
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Case Study

Please see "Stake Holder: The Taliban" for more information regarding virtue ethics. The farmers who are growing poppy plants have a logical stake in this moral dilemma as well.…

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Research Paper

Economics

Home Midterm ECO54 Spring 2008

Words: 2350
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Smith believed this would lead to inefficiency. However, unlike Plato, Smith did not believe that the ideal republic should decide from birth what occupation an individual should follow, rather…

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Term Paper

Government

Political Science History

Words: 6252
Length: 23 Pages
Type: Term Paper

conservative intellectual movement, but also the role of William uckley and William Rusher in the blossoming of the youth conservative movement Talk about structure of paper, who not strictly…

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Term Paper

Economics

Mercantilist School To What Extent

Words: 2521
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Therefore, a country which is able to produce one good with a lower opportunity cost than another country, should specialize in producing that good which will turn into a…

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Essay

Criminal Justice

Foundational Skills Graduate Program If Trouble Translating

Words: 955
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

foundational skills graduate program. If trouble translating ideas paper, evaluate analysis ideas. Clear, structured, concise writing free grammar spelling errors essential. For discussion, read writing sample provided propose improve…

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Business - Ethics

Record Medical Administration Service for File Rationale

Words: 773
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

ecord Medical Administration Service for File ationale in Support of Selection of Heart Transplant ecipient Because time was of the essence in formulating this decision, this memorandum for the…

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Term Paper

Death and Dying  (general)

Terry Schiavo the Case of

Words: 803
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The direct harm the other individual ultimately determines the rightness or wrongness of the individual's actions and decisions. Applied in the Schiavo case, deontology then considers the decision to…

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6 Pages
Essay

American History

Politics Culture and Human Nature

Words: 2836
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Mill take issue with the Puritans? Explain. Famed government theoretician John Stuart Mill took great exception with the Puritans who traveled to the New orld in order to start…

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Term Paper

Business - Ethics

Business as Defined by the

Words: 542
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Robert Nozick's Entitlement Theory asserts that free market exchanges are manifestations of society's respect for people as equal -- an economic phenomenon that is given a moral dimension/explanation. This…

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Sociology

Social Psychology and the Beliefs

Words: 2219
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

According to Freud, human societies require people to give up many of their most natural instincts and to replace their natural desires with the need to satisfy the "false…

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Essay

Drama - World

Ghandi the Recent Turmoil in

Words: 892
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

The end result of Swaraj remains key to Satyagraha, however. Just as Kant and Mills championed the rights of individuals over the rights of governments, so too did Gandhi.…

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Term Paper

Careers

Fairness in Hiring and Promotion

Words: 1691
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

All organizations and business have some form of ethical culture to carry out their goals, which cannot be inconsistent with the aims of utilitarianism. All organizations aim at the…

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