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Jeremy Black

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300167955

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300167955.001.0001

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The Utilitarian View

The Utilitarian View

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(p.261) 10 The Utilitarian View
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The Power of Knowledge
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Jeremy Black

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300167955.003.0010

The West became clearly distinctive in the nineteenth century as science became institutionalised at the state level. This chapter discusses utilitarianism and scientific attitudes in the nineteenth century. It describes the opposition to science and utilitarian views in the West from religious and conservative circles including intellectual and cultural spheres.

Keywords:   West, science, utilitarianism, scientific attitudes, utilitarian

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