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Title: Does Mill Demand Too Much Morality from A Moral Agent?
Other Titles: Philosophical Papers, Journal of the Department of Philosophy, Vol. XVI, March-2020, pp. 141 - 150
Authors: Mitra, Madhumita
Issue Date: Mar-2020
Publisher: University of North Bengal
Abstract: One of the most common criticisms raised against the utilitarian moral philosophy is that utilitarianism demands too much morality from a moral agent. The objection has been advanced by the critics arguing that the theory ignores the “separateness of persons”. John Rawls has been considered a precursor of this criticism. In A Theory of Justice, he has criticized utilitarianism for not taking into serious consideration the distinctness of persons and thereby acting as an impartial spectator....
ISSN: 0976 – 4496
Appears in Collections:Philosophical Papers. Vol 16 (March 2020)

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