Stephen, The English Utilitarians (1900), vol.
Utilitarianism (1902); Sir Leslie Stephen, The English Utilitarians (1900); J.
The Comtists are no better off than other utilitarians in judging policy, events, conduct.
Like many of the leading modern utilitarians, they combined with their psychological distrust of popular judgments of right and wrong, and their firm conviction that all such distinctions are based solely on law and convention, the equally unwavering principle that the wise man who would pursue pleasure logically must abstain from that which is usually denominated "wrong" or "unjust."
- Leslie Stephen, The English Utilitarians, vol.
Leslie Stephen's English Utilitarians (pub.