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The best action is the one that procures the greatest happiness of the greatest numbers—and the worst is the one that causes the most misery. Utilitarianism and Other Essays.
Its Grounds and Limits, in: Mill Presented to John M. This says that the money creates utility for the most people by funding government services. Because utilitarianism is not a single theory but a cluster of related theories that have been developed over two hundred stuuart, criticisms can be made for different reasons and have different targets. It is such considerations that lead even act utilitarians to rely on “rules of thumb”, uilitarismus Smart  has called them.
Mohist consequentialism advocated communitarian moral utklitarismus including political stability, population growth, and wealth, but did not support the utilitarian notion of maximizing individual happiness.
He argues that it is possible to distinguish the moral impulse of utilitarianism which is “to define the right as good consequences and to motivate people to achieve these” from our ability to correctly apply rational principles that, among other things, “depend on the perceived facts of the case and on the particular moral actor’s mental equipment.
Mills “System of Logic”, in: But, for the most part, the consideration of what would happen if everyone did the same, is the only means we have of discovering the tendency of the act in the particular case. Law Political philosophy more He notes that, although he speaks of the happiness of communities, “the happiness of a people is made up of the happiness of single persons; and the quantity of happiness can only mlll augmented by increasing the number of the percipients, or the pleasure of their perceptions” and that if extreme cases, such as people held as utilitwrismus, are excluded the amount of happiness will usually be in proportion to the number of people.
Critical Assessments, 4 Bde. It is responsible for formulating and, utilitarimus necessary, reformulating the general moral rules.
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In addition, it is necessary to consider “the tendency of any act by which it is utilifarismus and, therefore, to take account of the act’s fecundity, or the chance it has of being followed by sensations of the same kind and its purity, or the chance it has of not being followed by sensations of the opposite kind. Political Studies, 14,S.
John Stuart Mill on the Quality of Pleasures”. Hare argues that in practice, most of the time, we should be following the general principles: Instead of the greatest happiness for the greatest number, one should demand, more modestly, the least amount of avoidable suffering for all In his edition of Animal LiberationPeter Singer said that he no longer ate oysters and mussels, because although the creatures might not suffer, they might, it’s not really known, and it’s easy enough to avoid eating them in any case  and this aspect of seeking better alternatives is a prominent part of utilitarianism.
Bentham’s work opens with a statement of the principle of utility: Share your thoughts with other customers.
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Science Logic and Mathematics. The capacity for suffering and enjoying things is a prerequisite for having interests at all, a condition that must be satisfied before we can speak of interests in any meaningful way. Hare Peter Singer  and Richard Brandt. Social Research, 30,S. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.
Finally, whilst motives may not play a role in determining the morality of an action, this does not preclude utilitarians from fostering particular motives if doing so will increase overall happiness. Mill said, “As between his own happiness and that of others, utilitarianism requires him to be as strictly impartial as a disinterested and benevolent spectator. Harsanyi claimed that his theory is indebted to Adam Smithwho equated the moral point of view with that of an impartial but sympathetic observer; to Kantwho insisted on the criterion of universality, which may also be described as a criterion of reciprocity; to the classical utilitarians who made maximizing social utility the basic criterion of morality; and to “the modern theory of rational behaviour under risk and uncertainty, usually described as Bayesian decision theory “.
Problems Mere addition paradox Paradox of hedonism Utility monster. It would be absurd that while, in estimating all other things, quality is considered as well as quantity, the estimation of pleasures should be supposed to depend on quantity alone.
Sign in to use this feature. In the same way, moral evilor viceis proportionate to stiart number of people made to suffer. William and Mary Quarterly.
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