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In its simplest form Utilitarianism is a theory that says that you should decide what you do in order to
provide the most happiness and the least pain in a situation.
It is therefore Hedonistic it is centred around pleasure.
As you look at all the different possible outcomes…

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Mill's Utilitarianism
John Stuart Mill (18061873) was uncomfortable with some of the implications of Bentham's
Utilitarianism. He suggested that utilitarian principles could be used to make 'rules of thumb' to live by.
He took a qualitative approach some pleasures are more valuable than others.
He divided pleasures into higher pleasures…


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