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a. strengths of Mill's Utilitarianism (25)
Mill was a philosopher who tried to resolve the weaknesses in Bentham's Utilitarian theory by
stating that there were higher and lower pleasures and that we should aim for the higher
pleasures (pleasures of the mind) rather than the lower pleasures (pleasures of the…

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who was being hanged unhappy but spectators happy it would be considered to be the right
course of action as more people are being happy.

In order to help us figure out what was the best thing to do , Betham provided the Hendonic
calculus. For an action to be…

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satisfied animal can only can lower pleasures. This shows that humans are more intellectual
than an animal which makes us feel better about ourselves as we can be seen as rulers.


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