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Explain the key features of Utilitarian theory.
Utilitarianism is a theory created my Jeremy Bentham in the 18th century and further developed by
John Stuart Mill in the 19th century. Bentham drew from the roots of Aristotle which gave him a base
on what to work on. Bentham wanted a…

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others. For example, torturing a suicide bomber could be moral because this person may kill
thousands of people in the future.
Mills final alteration was the introduction of Rule Utilitarianism. Mill said that Bentham's Utilitarianism
wasn't practical as one cannot be expected to measure how much pleasure is produced by…


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