Famous Utilitarian: William Thompson

William Thompson was an Irish political and philosophical writer and social reformer, developing from utilitarianism into an early critic of capitalist exploitation whose ideas influenced the Cooperative, Trade Union and Chartist movements as well as Karl Marx.
Created On: Jan 1, 2013 13:13 IST

Name: William Thompson
Born: June 30, 1775
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Died: March 28, 1833 (aged 57)
Deathplace: Rosscarbery, County Cork, Ireland,
Era: Modern philosophy
Region
: Western philosophy

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