The Foundations of Morality
by Henry Hazlitt

The best defense of rule-utilitarianism that I have read. It is full of good ideas. Very worthwhile, but unconvincing. It suffers from the same psychological short-comings of all utilitarian works. It does not consider conscience as a factor in morality.

Year Read: 1974

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