Slides in this set
Read pages 73 81 of the `Puzzle of
Ethics'. You need to compare Henry
Sidgwick's ideas with the philosophers we
have looked at today.
Due: Monday 11th January
Please bring the books back next lesson.…read more
(most modern form of utilitarianism)
Does the decision fit with the preferences
of the individuals involved.
What is in my
What would I prefer?
What would everyone
1. Think of a situation where James Bond could use preference utilitarianism?
2. Do you think this is a good way of making decisions?…read more
Using your textbooks make notes on the
following thinkers and how they have interpreted
the idea of preference utilitarianism. You should
be able to draw a picture to go with each of them
to represent their view.
1. Richard Hare:
2. Peter Singer:
3. Richard Brandt:…read more