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Utilitarianism and All That by Raghavan Iyer
ISBN: 0886950031
ISBN13: 978-0886950033
Author: Raghavan Iyer
Book title: Utilitarianism and All That
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Pages: 124 pages
Publisher: Concord Grove Pr (December 1, 1983)
Language: English
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Utilitarianism and All That deftly unravels the main strands of British imperial policy in India from Hastings to Attlee. It begins by examining, in principle and practice, the Burkean theory of trusteeship, the Benthamite concern with the use of power, the assumption of a quasi-Platonic role as benevolent guardians, and the recurrent sense of an evangelical mission. It also shows the interactions and inversions of these strands, woven around nationalist responses to imperial policies. Beyond its application to Britain and India, Utilitarianism and All That provides a basis for understanding inequity in international relations and offers penetrating insights into the origins and prospects of the post-colonial world. This brilliant work, first published by Chatto & Windus, London, in 1960, has already become an international classic.

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