Resources by title
|Author ||Title ||Availability*
|Bentham ||Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation ||1
| ||Defence Of Usury ||2 O O
| ||Offences Against One's Self ||7
| ||On the Liberty of the Press, and Public Discussion ||1
| ||Pannomial Fragments ||1
| ||The Rationale of Punishment ||1
| ||The Rationale of Reward ||1
| ||Truth versus Ashhurst ||O
|Mill ||Utilitarianism ||5 1 8
| ||Autobiography || 5 2 12
| ||Bentham ||2
| ||Considerations on Representative Government ||1
| ||On Liberty ||5 1 8
| ||On Nature ||O
| ||Speech in Favour of Capital Punishment ||9
| ||Speech on Perfectibility ||
| ||Speech on The Utility of Knowledge||u
| ||Speech on Secular Education||u
| ||The Subjection of Women ||1 2
| ||The Principles of Political Economy ||2
|Sidgwick||The Methods of Ethics ||1
| ||The Principles of Political Economy, Book III ||1
| ||The Morality of Strife ||1
| ||Bentham and Benthamism in Politics and Ethics||O
| ||What is Money? ||O
| ||The Wages Fund Theory ||O
| ||Economic Socialism ||O
|Russell ||Styles in Ethics ||u
| ||Our Sexual Ethics ||u
| ||The New Generation ||u
| ||(more) ||
|Smart ||Integrity and Squeamishness||u
|Hare ||Could Kant have been a utilitarian?||O
|Singer ||The Animal Liberation Movement ||u
| ||Do Animals Feel Pain? ||O
| ||The triviality of the debate over "is-ought" and the definition of "moral"||u
|Pearce ||The Hedonistic Imperative ||O
*The numbers in this column are links to copies of the work.
The value represents the identity of the host site (see below - also: "O"
is an unlisted location, "u" is utilitarian.org).
Resources by website
at the Liberal Arts Computer Instruction Laboratory, University Of Texas,
A very useful site hosting many well-structured papers from Bentham, Mill, and Sidgwick.
- Archive for
the History of Economic Thought at the Faculty of Social Sciences, McMaster
University. A large collection of papers, containing a good section on Mill,
and others including Bentham, Hume, Sidgwick, and James Mill! (John Stuart's
The Bentham Project at
University College, London. Contains pictures and biographical information on
the great man, and progress reports on efforts to republish his many works.
- The Hedonistic Imperative
by David Pearce.
A utilitarian manifesto for life-enhancement via emerging technologies. Highly recommended.
- Happiness on the Web at
utilitarianism.com (from where the majority of links here were taken)
- Negative Utilitarianism - A
Manifesto by Dan Geinster
Against One's Self, one of Bentham's less well-known papers, at Columbia
Phil202 class notes and classic texts at Lincoln University.
Literature on Utilitarian
Ethics Updates, hosted by the University of San Diego.
- The Philosophy
Overview on The Victorian Web, at Brown University, Providence, Rhode
A page on
Mill, and an unexpectedly-amusing quiz, at John Carroll University.
- Autobiography, the work of John Stuart Mill, as part of Bjorn's Guide to
Philosophy, at Linköpings Universitet.
- A page on Bentham at the Comprehensive Policy Making centre of Ehime University.
- Peter Singer Links.
- Notes on Utilitarianism at Wofford College.
- Home Page de la
Sociedad iberoamericana de estudios utilitaristas, Universidade da Coruna
from The Catholic Encyclopedia at New Advent Catholic Website.
by Gareth McCaughan
Principles and Hare's Universalizability by
Soshichi Uchii at Kyoto University.
- La Sociedad Iberoamericana de Estudios Utilitaristas
As an interesting showcase of how some people are taught about utilitarianism, see
this sheepish discussion about Mill's role in the "utilitarianist
[sic!] movement" at Southwest Virginia Community College.
Additional Links (not specific to utilitarianism)
Peter Unger's Home
New York University.
The Internet Encyclopedia of
Philosophy at the University of Tennessee, Martin.
- The Philosophers' Magazine Online
- Philosophy around the web
- Philosophy for Everyone
- Epicurus and Epicurean
- The Philosophy News
- The Meta-Encylopedia
- Pierre Leclerc On
Happiness and Life, Sweet and Sour.
Please send suggestions and breakage reports to
All links correct 1st February 2000.