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Individuals and Their Actions

by Richard Hildreth in 1844

Hildreth introduces the wide variety of competing ethical theories available to nineteenth century thinkers and begins exploring his own “forensic” theory.

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A Feminist Society is a More Virtuous Society

by Richard Hildreth in 1844

Hildreth attacks the set of social and behavioral double-standards set for men and women, concluding that more just societies respect women’s rights more fully.