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Published: 03 September 2019

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780198840473

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Sacrifice Regained

Morality and Self-Interest in British Moral Philosophy from Hobbes to Bentham

Roger Crisp

  • Elucidates 200 years of philosophy, from Thomas Hobbes to Jeremy Bentham
  • Provides a new interpretation of ethics in the period
  • Focuses on the relation of happiness and virtue, and the notion of sacrifice
  • Explores both well-known and more obscure philosophers