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& ' μ ̧ Mill, J.S.Utilitarianism. New York: 2005. i / iii À L j Libri Μετα & ' μ ̧ ii / iii SAI RFE CHAR TE L A CHE I A philm000001dm1a i:iii, 1:84, a:a, a:a MI LL, J. S. Utilitarianism À L j © 2005 Sálvio Marcelo Soares this digital edition 1st Edition Version a ALL RI GHTS RES ERVED. Esta obra está disponível para uso privado e individual. Não pode ser vendida nem mantida em sistema de banco de dados, em qualquer forma ou meio, sem prévia autorização escrita do detentor do copy- right . Apenas este e as pessoas por ele autorizadas por escrito têm direito de reproduzir esta obra ou transmití-la eletronicamente ou por qualquer outro meio. Editora Libri. Μετα metalibri@yahoo.com Obra editada e publicada no Brasil. São Paulo, April 24, 2006. & ' μ ̧
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iii / iii SAI RFE CHAR TE L A CHE I A philm000001dm1a i:iii, 1:84, a:a, a:a MI LL, J. S. Utilitarianism À L j Contents Chapter I General Remarks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Chapter II What Utilitarianism Is. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Chapter III Of The Ultimate Sanction Of The Princi- ple Of Utility. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Chapter IV Of What Sort Of Proof The Principle Of Utility Is Susceptible . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Chapter V On The Connection Between Justice And Utility . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 & ' μ ̧ 1 / 84 SAI RFE CHAR TE L A CHE I A philm000001dm1a i:iii, 1:84, a:a, a:a MI LL, J. S. Utilitarianism À L j Utilitarianism & ' μ ̧
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2 / 84 SAI RFE CHAR TE L A CHE I A philm000001dm1a i:iii, 1:84, a:a, a:a MI LL, J. S. Utilitarianism PART I General Remarks À L j Chapter I General Remarks There are few circumstances among those which make up 1 §1 the present condition of human knowledge, more unlike what might have been expected, or more significant of the back- ward state in which speculation on the most important sub- jects still lingers, than the little progress which has been made 2 in the decision of the controversy respecting the criterion of right and wrong. From the dawn of philosophy, the question concerning the summum bonum, or, what is the same thing, concerning the foundation of morality, has been accounted the 3 main problem in speculative thought, has occupied the most gifted intellects, and divided them into sects and schools, car- rying on a vigorous warfare against one another. And af- ter more than two thousand years the same discussions con- tinue, philosophers are still ranged under the same contend- 4 ing banners, and neither thinkers nor mankind at large seem nearer to being unanimous on the subject, than when the youth Socrates listened to the old Protagoras, and asserted (if Plato’s dialogue be grounded on a real conversation) the theory 5 of utilitarianism against the popular morality of the so-called sophist. It is true that similar confusion and uncertainty, and in
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