UTLITARIANISM

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  • Created on: 21-02-13 13:57
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  • Utilitarianism
    • Rule
      • John Stuart Mill
      • Usefullness of a general rule in determing the amount of good it brings
      • Qualitative
      • Higher and Lower Pleasures
        • Physical pleasures and below pleasures of the mind
        • Physical needs Body; Intellect needs body & mind
      • Genreal Rule to Specific Action
      • Once rules are established society is obliged to follow them
    • Act
      • Jeremy Bentham
      • The Priniciple of Utility
        • Usefullness of an action
      • happiness linked to pleasure and not pain.
        • Moral Acts = Maximise pleausre - minimise pain
      • Quantitative
      • Hedonic Calculus
        • PRRICED
          • Purity; Remotness; Richeness; Intensity; Certainty; Extent; Duration
      • Gives dignity to peoples happiness
      • Teleological
      • A teleological theory that uses the outcome of an action to determine if its good or bad
      • Demands we make difficult decisions
      • Relative
    • Preference
      • Peter Singer
      • Good and Bad depends on persons interests
      • Each persons experience of satisfaction is unique
      • Action opposite to preference is wrong
      • Maximise satisfaction of peoples preference
  • Demands we make difficult decisions
  • A teleological theory that uses the outcome of an action to determine if its good or bad

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idfk-alex

This isn't AQA AS Accounting...(at least I hope not)

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