The Blackwell Guide to Mills Utilitarianism volume is an ideal commentary for students on Mills classic essay. Contains the complete text of Utilitarianism and twelve related essays. Essays cover the background to Mills classic essay, analyses of the arguments, and contemporary debates within the utilitarian tradition. Also includes a case study demonstrating the application of utilitarian theory to military or non-violent responses to terrorism. Each contribution is an original essay written by a specialist at the cutting edge of philosophical scholarship.