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John Grote

An Examination Of The Utiltarian Philosophy. Edited By Joseph Bickersteth Mayor

GROTE,John. An Examination of the Utilitarian Philosophy. Edited by Joseph Bickersteth Mayor. Cambridge, Deighton,Bell, and Co. 1870

Octavo, original publishers brown cloth, spine lettered gilt, pp.xxiv, 362, 12 adverts, some pencil annotations on the blank endpapers.

First edition. John Grote [1813-1866] was the younger brother of the historian George, who held the chair of moral philosophy at Cambridge from 1855 to 1866. Grote himself issued only one volume on philosophy—Exploratio Philosophica, Part 1 (1865). After his death three volumes were compiled from his manuscripts including this book An Examination of the Utilitarian Philosophy in 1870


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