The pursuit of certainty: David Hume, Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill, Beatrice Webb.

Cambridge [England] University Press, 1965.

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Subjects Bentham (Jeremy). Études.
Great Britain.
Hume (David). Études.
Idées politiques -- Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire.
Mill (John Stuart). Études.
Political science -- Great Britain -- History.
Political science.
Politische Theorie.
Webb (Beatruce). Études.
Description vi, 391 pages portraits 24 cm
Copyright Date 1965.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents PART 1: David Hume: Pagan Virtues and Profane Politics -- A Man of Moderation -- The Kirk -- The Combat of Reason and Passion -- A New Scene of Thought -- Virtue in a Bundle of Perceptions -- The Philosophical Enthusiasm Renounced -- A Matter of Degree -- The Science of Politics -- The Proper Political Disposition -- The End of Profane Politics -- PART 2: Jeremy Bentham: Liberty and Logic -- Blackstone's Challenger -- Utilitarianism: A System of Tolerance -- A Perfect System of Legislation -- Gadgets for Happiness -- A Modest Utopian -- PART 3: John Stuart Mill: From Puritanism to Sociology -- James Mill -- The Young Disciple -- The Failure of Utilitarianism -- Intimations of a New Creed -- Many-Sidedness -- The Creed of Progress -- Radicals in Politics -- Sociology --Sociology Applied -- Liberty and the Ideal Individual -- The Liberal Gentleman -- PART 4: Beatrice Webb: Science and the Apotheosis of Politics -- A New Climate of Opinion -- The Making of a Socialist -- The Apotheosis of Politics.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)494553
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Letwin, Shirley Robin.
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