Unformatted text preview: approaches to environmental issues do you favor and why? 9) Sketch why Burke is concerned about leaders who “choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity”. Would Mill agree or disagree with these concerns? Are these concerns justified in your view? Why or why not? 10) What are two reasons utilitarians can support individual liberty, according to Mill? What is your evaluation of a utilitarian defense of liberty? 11) What is Mill’s harm principle? How is it justified on utilitarian grounds? What is a potential criticism of this principle? Can the harm principle be successfully defended against such a criticism? Why or why not?...
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2008 for the course PHL 304 taught by Professor Leon during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.
- Spring '08