Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
Ethics, Utilitarianism

Curriculum Vitae

Henry West’s current research interests include John Stuart Mill and Utilitarianism.

Key publications or presentations:

  • Moral Philosophy: Classic Texts and Contemporary Problems , Encino, CA: Dickenson, 1977.
  • “Utilitarianism,” part of “Philosophy, History and Systems,” Encyclopedia Britannica.
  • “Mill, John Stuart,” and “Consequentialism,” Encyclopedia of Philosophy – Supplement.
  • An Introduction to Mill’s Utilitarian Ethics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004.
  • Comment on “How You Can Help, Without Making a Difference,” by Julia Nefsky, to the Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, Boulder, CO, August 11, 2013.

Please see additional publications in the Faculty Publication Database.

AB: Emory University, 1954

MA: Duke University, 1958

BD: Union Theological Seminary, 1959

PhD: Harvard University, 1965.