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Utilitarianism By John Stuart Mill
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Utilitarianism is a theory in normative ethics holding that the proper course of action is the one that maximizes overall "happiness". It is now generally taken to be a form of... More > consequentialism, although when Anscome first introduced that term it was to distinguish between ‘old-fashioned Utilitarianism’ and consequentialism. According to utilitarianism the moral worth of an action is determined only by its resulting outcome although there is debate over how much consideration should be given to actual consequences, foreseen consequences and intended consequences. Two influential contributors to this theory are Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill. In A Fragment on Government Bentham says ‘it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong’ and describes this as a fundamental axiom. In An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation he talks of ‘the principle of utility’ but later prefers “the greatest happiness principle".< Less
Utilitarianism By John Stuart Mill
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Utilitarianism is a theory in normative ethics holding that the best moral action is the one that maximizes utility. Utility is defined in various ways, but is usually related to the well-being of... More > sentient entities. Originally, Jeremy Bentham, the founder of Utilitarianism, defined utility as the aggregate pleasure after deducting suffering of all involved in any action. John Stuart Mill expanded this concept of utility to include not only the quantity, but quality of pleasure, while focusing on rules, instead of individual moral actions. s have rejected that pleasure has positive value and have advocated negative utilitarianism, which defines utility only in terms of suffering. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utilitarianism Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Utilitarianism By John Stuart Mill
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Although Mill includes discussions of utilitarian ethical principles in other works such as On Liberty and The Subjection of Women, Utilitarianism contains Mill's only major discussion of the... More > fundamental grounds for utilitarian ethical theory. The essay is divided into five chapters, namely General Remarks; What Utilitarianism Is; Of the Ultimate Sanction of the Principle of Utility; Of What Sort of Proof the Principle of Utility is Susceptible; and On the Connection Between Justice and Utility.< Less
Utilitarianism By John Stuart Mill
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Why Getting and Being Happy Are So Awesome and Important John Stuart Mill's book Utilitarianism is a classic exposition and defence of utilitarianism in ethics. The essay first appeared as a series... More > of three articles published in Fraser's Magazine in 1861; the articles were collected and reprinted as a single book in 1863. Mill's aim in the book is to explain what utilitarianism is, to show why it is the best theory of ethics, and to defend it against a wide range of criticisms and misunderstandings. Though heavily criticized both in Mill's lifetime and in the years since, Utilitarianism did a great deal to popularize utilitarian ethics and was "the most influential philosophical articulation of a liberal humanistic morality that was produced in the nineteenth century." Utilitarianism contains Mill's only major discussion of the fundamental grounds for utilitarian ethical theory. Get Your Copy Now.< Less
Utilitarianism By John Stuart Mill
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Why Getting and Being Happy Are So Awesome and Important John Stuart Mill's book Utilitarianism is a classic exposition and defence of utilitarianism in ethics. The essay first appeared as a series... More > of three articles published in Fraser's Magazine in 1861; the articles were collected and reprinted as a single book in 1863. Mill's aim in the book is to explain what utilitarianism is, to show why it is the best theory of ethics, and to defend it against a wide range of criticisms and misunderstandings. Though heavily criticized both in Mill's lifetime and in the years since, Utilitarianism did a great deal to popularize utilitarian ethics and was "the most influential philosophical articulation of a liberal humanistic morality that was produced in the nineteenth century." Mill's Utilitarianism remains "the most famous defense of the utilitarian view ever written" and is still widely assigned in university ethics courses around the world. Get Your Copy Now.< Less
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Utilitarian equation By Ian D. Wright
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A near future dystopia where the cities and every one in them are monitored by an unified computer system from CCTV to the contents of their fringes. Those not in the cities live on the fridges in... More > the unmonitored zone barely scrapping by on the hand outs of the opulent city folk. The government happen upon and idea to make the lives of everyone better but at what costs. Do the needs of the many truly outweigh the needs of the few.< Less
Utilitarianism - The Original Classic Edition By Gerard Blokdijk
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John Stuart Mill's book Utilitarianism is a philosophical defense of utilitarianism in ethics. Although Mill includes discussions of utilitarian ethical principles in other works such as On Liberty... More > and The Subjection of Women, Utilitarianism contains Mill's only major discussion of the fundamental grounds for utilitarian ethical theory. Recommended reading for anyone interested in philosophy, political science, and history.< Less
Utilitarianism - The Original Classic Edition By Gerard Blokdijk
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John Stuart Mill's book Utilitarianism is a philosophical defense of utilitarianism in ethics. Although Mill includes discussions of utilitarian ethical principles in other works such as On Liberty... More > and The Subjection of Women, Utilitarianism contains Mill's only major discussion of the fundamental grounds for utilitarian ethical theory. Recommended reading for anyone interested in philosophy, political science, and history.< Less
Totally Utilitarian Dishtowel By Tracie Barrett
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This is a super fast and easy pattern for a dishtowel out of kitchen cotton. It's meant to be used, abused, and replaced when it's worn out. Have fun, make a ton of them for your kitchen and use... More > them. It's the Totally Utilitarian Dishtowel!< Less