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Essay Plans for utilitarianism
Mills Utilitarianism
Intro
Pleasure should be distinguished in terms of quality
Higher pleasures more valuable Create standard for morality
Moral obligation to others
Rule utilitarianism
Defend human rights
Higher/ Lower pleasures
Qualitative
Higher ­ mind e.g. reading
Lower body e.g. eating sleeping
Will automatically prefer higher…

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Remoteness
Purity
sucession
Intensity
Certainty
Extent
7 elements to consider
Tattoo example: not intense because of pain, duration is long because it is permanent, not
certain you will always like it etc.
Act Utilitarian
No fixed rules do what benefits the majority
Used in legal system for PM's



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