Famous Utilitarian:Henry Sidgwick

Henry Sidgwick (31 May 1838 – 28 August 1900) was an English utilitarian philosopher and economist. He was one of the founders and first president of the Society for Psychical Research, a member of the Metaphysical Society, and promoted the higher education of women.
Created On: Jan 1, 2013 16:01 IST

Name : Henry Sidgwick
Born: 31 May 1838Skipton, Yorkshire
Died: 28 August 1900 (aged 62)Cambridge
Era: 19th-century philosophy
Region: Western Philosophy
School: Utilitarianism
Main interests:Ethics, Politics
Notable ideas: Ethical Hedonism, paradox of hedonism

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