New Trends in Ethics

Nicholas Hudson

in Samuel Johnson and Eighteenth-Century Thought

Published in print June 1990 | ISBN: 9780198112143
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191670671 | DOI:

Series: Oxford English Monographs

New Trends in Ethics

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This chapter discusses mostly the Christian Epicureanism and how it is different from other doctrines both before and after the eighteenth century. The difference of this doctrine from utilitarianism is of great significance to the study of Samuel Johnson.

Keywords: Christian Epicureanism; doctrines; eighteenth century; utilitarianism; Samuel Johnson

Chapter.  13042 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800)

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