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Published by Dept. of Languages and Linguistics, Lagos State University in Ojo, Nigeria .
Written in English

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  • Nigeria
    • Subjects:
    • Philology.,
    • Nigeria -- Languages.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Agwonorobo E. Eruvbetine.
      ContributionsEruvbetine, Agwonorobo Enaeme.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP49 .A33 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 266 p. ;
      Number of Pages266
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1652684M
      ISBN 109783096613
      LC Control Number91211716
      OCLC/WorldCa24528632

      This is the first book-length study of one of the most influential traditions in eighteenth-century Anglophone moral and political thought, 'theological utilitarianism '. Niall O'Flaherty charts its development from its formulation by Anglican disciples of Locke in . An overview (about 8, words) of act utilitarianism, covering the basic idea of the theory, historical examples, how it differs from rule utilitarianism and motive utilitarianism, supporting arguments, and standard objections.A closing section provides a brief introduction to indirect utilitarianism (i.e., a Hare- or Railton-style view distinguishing between a decision procedure and a.

      The Victorians had a bad case of nostalgia. They could get wistful and sad about just about anything that was over. Victorian literature is riddled with nostalgia: from historical novels about Robin Hood (Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe), to epic poems about the golden days of Camelot (Alfred, Lord Tennyson's Idylls of the King).. But it wasn't just literature that was nostalgic; it was also art. Language and Literature are two words that appear similar in their purport but strictly speaking they are not so. Language is the fundamental unit of literature. In other words it can be said that language makes literature. Literature is produced.

      Utilitarianism—the practical, well-intentioned view of things—is remarkedly powerful and self-fulfilling and is in the well-nigh impregnable position of being so thoroughly embedded in contemporary language and thought that it is a part, in the Wittgensteinian sense, of the form of life. Though utilitarianism is an ethical approach, what are its implications overall for the field of aesthetics, and why? What would be the utilitarian approach to epistemology?


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Aesthetics and utilitarianism in languages and literatures. Ojo, Nigeria: Dept. of Languages and Linguistics, Lagos State University, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Agwonorobo Enaeme Eruvbetine.

: Charles Maurras’s Classicising Aesthetics: An Aestheticization of Politics (Currents in Comparative Romance Languages and Literatures) (): DeLeonibus, Gaetano: BooksCited by: 2.

The Aesthetics of Artifice: Villiers’s L’Ève future (North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures) by Marie Lathers (Author) › Visit Amazon's Marie Lathers Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: 4. The Continuum Aesthetics series looks at the aesthetic questions and issues raised by all Aesthetics and utilitarianism in languages and literatures book art forms.

Stimulating, engaging and highly readable, the series offers food for thought not only for students of aesthetics, but also for anyone with an interest in philosophy and the arts.

Aesthetics and Literature places philosophical aesthetics at the heart of thinking about literature. The book. Books shelved as utilitarianism: Hard Times by Charles Dickens, Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill, Practical Ethics by Peter Singer, Utilitarianism: For.

Mill’s classic work, Utilitarianism, sets forth the major tenets of the doctrine and reformulates many of Bentham’s ideas. In Chapter 2 of Utilitarianism, Mill noted that utilitarianism had concentrated upon the quantity of pleasure but it did not address any qualitative differences in pleasure.

Mill feared the emphasis on pleasure would reduce utilitarianism to hedonism, a doctrine he considered “worthy of swine.”. Aesthetics is commonly defined as the study of beauty, and its opposite, ugliness. Some philosophers conceive of aesthetics as applying solely to the arts or to artistic experience.

Utilitarianism is the assumption that human beings act in a way that highlights their own self interest. It is based on factuality and leaves little room for imagination.

Dickens provides three vivid examples of this utilitarian logic in Hard Times. The first; Mr. Thomas Gradgrind, one of the main characters in the book. Utilitarianism is one of the most important and influential moral theories of modern times.

In many respects, it is the outlook of Scottish philosopher David Hume () and his writings from the midth century. But it received both its name and its clearest statement in the writings of English philosophers Jeremy Bentham () and John Stuart Mill ().Author: Emrys Westacott.

utilitarianism (yōō´tĬlĬtr´ēənĬzəm, yōōtĬ´–), in ethics, the theory that the rightness or wrongness of an action is determined by its usefulness in bringing about the most happiness of all those affected by arianism is a form of consequentialism, which advocates that those actions are right which bring about the most good overall.

In Utilitarianism: For and Against, Bernard Williams is against. This is a book of two halves. The first half is written by a very eminent Australian philosopher and I can’t remember a word of it, but the second half was important to me.

I was a pretty pure utilitarian until I read it, and it countered a lot of the influence of Peter Singer. on language, aesthetics and emotions, starting with T.

Green and concluding viewpoints, including utilitarianism, empiricism, realism, and pragmatism. They were not merely critical: it can be said that British idealism introduced Language, aesthetics and emotions in the work of the British idealistsAuthor: Colin Tyler, James Connelly.

Just a few of the most important utilitarian thinkers after Mill include: Henry Sidgwick, best known for closely comparing utilitarianism to other ethical systems in The Methods of Ethics (); Derek Parfit, who is remembered for similar, much more recent reconciliatory work in On What Matters (), as well as his earlier book Reasons and.

His novels, including Crime and Punishment (), The Idiot (), Demons () and The Brothers Karamazov (), have been translated into more than languages. Dostoyevsky was influenced. Bibliographies of narrative theory in other languages (English, German, Spanish, Portuguese) show that there was a steady flow of important books and collections in the new discipline all along those twenty years.

22 What is true is that there happened a marked shift away from “deep structures” à la A. Greimas toward the modalities of narration and the question of fictionality, and Author: Didier Coste. Utilitarianism was a philosophy for social reform during the Industrial Revolution.

Faced with enormous social problems resulting from the rapid industrialization, urbanization and internal migration of the population in the late 18th and early 19th century, Utilitarian thought became concerned with social planning and development problems.

Utilitarianism in Literature. Hello, I'm doing a presentation on the way act verses rule utilitarianism conflicts are used in literature (its more specific than that but i wont bore you). All i have been able to think of so far is that the presence of this conflict adds unpredictability to the story, due to the fact that most people have.

John Stuart Mill's utilitarianism and the social ethics of sustainable development Article (PDF Available) in European Journal of the History of Economic Thought 4(3) September Aesthetics and Literature places philosophical aesthetics at the heart of thinking about literature.

The book takes concrete examples from the traditional and contemporary literary arts and uses them to introduce all the central philosophical issues in literature. David Davies considers, with stimulating insight and great clarity, the nature of literature and fiction, artistic uses of language.

Aesthetics is the branch of philosophy that deals with questions of art, beauty and taste. This list is for any books that deal with aesthetics, especially as a philosophy of art. I'm not listing books. Julia Markovits (MIT) gives an introduction to the moral theory of utilitarianism.

Utilitarianism is the view that the right moral action is the one that maximizes happiness for all. Speaker: Dr. Julia Markovits, Associate Professor of Philosophy, MIT.Aesthetics, or esthetics (/ ɛ s ˈ θ ɛ t ɪ k s, iː s- æ s-/), is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of beauty and taste, as well as the philosophy of art (its own area of philosophy that comes out of aesthetics).

It examines subjective and sensori-emotional values, or sometimes called judgments of sentiment and taste. Aesthetics covers both natural and artificial sources.Aestheticism (also the Aesthetic Movement) is an intellectual and art movement supporting the emphasis of aesthetic values more than social-political themes for literature, fine art, music and other arts.

This meant that art from this particular movement focused more on being beautiful rather than having a deeper meaning — "art for art's sake".