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By Bart Schultz,Georgios Varouxakis,David Theo Goldberg,H S. Jones,Javed Majeed,J Joseph Miller,Martha Nussbaum,Jennifer Pitts,Frederick Rosen,David Weinstein

ISBN-10: 0739105752

ISBN-13: 9780739105757

ISBN-10: 073911087X

ISBN-13: 9780739110874

The classical utilitarian legacy of Jeremy Bentham, J. S. Mill, James Mill, and Henry Sidgwick has frequently been charged with either theoretical and sensible complicity within the progress of British imperialism and the rising racialist discourse of the 19th century. yet there was little scholarly paintings dedicated to bringing jointly the conflicting interpretive views in this legacy and its complicated evolution with appreciate to orientalism and imperialism. This quantity, with contributions by means of major students within the box, represents the 1st try and survey the total variety of present scholarly controversy on how the classical utilitarians conceived of 'race' and the half it performed of their moral and political courses, really with admire to such concerns as slavery and the governance of India. The e-book either advances our knowing of the background of utilitarianism and imperialism and promotes the scholarly debate, clarifying the foremost issues at factor among these sympathetic to the utilitarian legacy and people severe of it.

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