Welcome to the Classical Utilitarianism Web Site! This web site is meant to combine selections from the writings of the classical utilitarians---principally Jeremy Bentham, John Stuart Mill, and Henry Sidgwick---with commentary thereupon, into what its authors intend will be a scholarly hypertext useful both to the student and the researcher.
At present this web site is mostly under construction. We have some texts by Bentham, Mill and Sidgwick available, and some commentary on Bentham and on Sidgwick. The bulk of the commentary will lag the texts in order of appearance.
The three major parts of our hypertext are these:
In addition, we have texts by authors other than the ``Big Three'':
Here are some general utilitarianism resources on the 'net: