Latest reviews in Philosophy Books »

slavery can be justified?

Advantages: justifies anything! Good for making law decisions
Disadvantages: happiness is subject, leaves out minorities.

Utilitarianism is an ethical theory formulated by Jeremy Bentham and expanded by J.S. Mill. This book contains four essays of Mil.. The Book The edition of the book I have is this: On Liberty and Other Essays (Oxford World's Classics) ed ...

miss_d_bus 12.05.2004 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Utilitarianism and Other Essays - John Stuart Mill, Jeremy Bentham

Degree of Information

How interesting was the...

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Value for money

The founders of Utilitarianism

Advantages: Excellent starting point on the subject
Disadvantages: A mixed bag

Jeremy Bentham, father of utilitarianism, still attends board meetings at University College London, despite the fact that he has been dead for more than 200 years. That aside, this book including his and John Stuart Mill's foundations for the philosophy ...

stoofer 23.03.2001 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Review of Utilitarianism and Other Essays - John Stuart Mill, Jeremy Bentham

Degree of Information

How interesting was the...

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Value for money

The artistic side of Heidegger

Advantages: Looks at an often-overlooked side of Heidegger's thought
Disadvantages: More on 'Being and Time' would be helpful

...Timothy Clark’s text on Martin Heidegger is part of a recent series put out by the Routledge Press, designed under the general editorial direction of Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway, University of London), to explore the most recent and exciting ideas i ...

frkurt 04.03.2004 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Routledge Critical Thinkers: Martin Heidegger - Timothy Clark

Degree of Information

How interesting was the...

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Value for money

Deconstruction and reputation

Advantages: Useful overview of this critical thinker
Disadvantages: -

...Martin McQuillan's text on Paul de Man is part of a recent series put out by the Routledge Press, designed under the general editorial direction of Robert Eaglestone (Royal Holloway, University of London), to explore the most recent and exciting ideas in ...

frkurt 11.01.2005 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Routledge Critical Thinkers: Martin Heidegger - Timothy Clark

Degree of Information

How interesting was the...

How useful was it?

Would you read it again?

Value for money