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Ethics revision
Utilitarianism
The greatest happiness principle: Choose what causes the
greatest happiness for the greatest number.
Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832): Bentham equated happiness with
the gaining of pleasure and the absence of pain. This he observed from
empirical evidence based on the pattern of people actively desiring
pleasure and avoiding…

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avoid looking bad rather than because it genuinely brought better
consequences. The benefit of it is that it has integrity and allows you to
stick to providing the greatest happiness in all situations if you so
choose.
Rule Utilitarianism
General rules are established and from these rules certain actions can…

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