Historical Period: The 18th Century
William Paley (1743-1805) was an 18th century English moral philosopher who became an influential teacher at the University of Cambridge. His major work, The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy (1785) played a vital role in disseminating utilitarian ideas in England.
Quotes from William Paley:
- William Paley on citizens consenting to be ruled by their government
- William Paley on the tragedy of the commons
Titles from William Paley: