Utilitarianism Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Utilitarianism.

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  • 4 Encyclopedia Articles
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Encyclopedia Articles (4)

537 words, approx. 2 pages
Utilitarianism According to the ethical theory of utilitarianism, an action is right if it promises to produce better results than—or maximize the expected utility of—other action poss... Read more
2,203 words, approx. 8 pages
Ethics and Economics Economics is linked to both ethics and the theory of rationality. Economics complements and intersects with moral philosophy in both the concepts it has constructed and in its tre... Read more
4,254 words, approx. 15 pages
Utilitarianism [addendum] J. J. C. Smart's advocacy of utilitarianism has been perhaps the most influential since Henry Sidgwick's nearly a century earlier. Nevertheless, there have been... Read more
7,100 words, approx. 24 pages
Utilitarianism "Utilitarianism" can most generally be described as the doctrine that states that the rightness or wrongness of actions is determined by the goodness and badness of their ... Read more