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Here’s an article entitled “Goodness has nothing to do with it” in The Economist. Here is Bartels’ and Pizarro’s actual paper published in Cognition.
A New Yorker piece by Adam Gopnik: more a précis than a review but nonetheless quite interesting. Though the target book is touted as an intellectual biography, one doesn’t get that sense, at least from Gopnik. A recent benchmark for an intellectual biography is Bruce Caldwell’s Hayek’s Challenge.
Motivated by a brief paragraph posted by Colin McGinn, I offer the following thoughts. Mill’s Utilitarianism in Focus (1) Utilitarianism contains two essential components: (a) an axiology, i.e. a theory of intrinsic value (a theory of what we’re to take as good in itself or good for its own sake, and (b) a consequentialist ethical theory. The two…