Utilitarianism: What is it?

A simple guide

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Utilitarianism is the notion that the moral worth of action should be decided by how useful that action is. The usefulness is the utility of an action, does it make people happy, and does the action produce positive results for the greatest number of people.

The two most well-known advocates of the Utilitarian thought were Jeremy Bentham…



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