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  • 12 a tant points he anticipates the utilitarianism afterwards systematized by Paley, who expresses in the amplest terms his obligations to his predecessor.
  • Egalitarian liberals agree with libertarians that utilitarianism fails to take seriously the inviolability of the person.
  • An agent can be told by utilitarianism to do something terrible in order to avoid something even worse, as Jim and George are.
  • This shift of emphasis was originally the work of economists looking for a way of making utilitarianism operational.
  • Spencer as much as Mill, then, advocates indirect utilitarianism by featuring robust moral rights.

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