General Strengths & Weaknesses of Utilitarianism

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  • Created by: Rayhana
  • Created on: 08-04-13 20:45

Strengths:

  • Shows a commonsense approach to morality which is easy to apply to many situations.
  • Makes people consider the consequences of their actions before carrying an action out.
  • Provides a balanced method for promoting happiness for the majority of the people.
  • Discourages selfish actions
  • Fair and suits democracy
  • Considering consequences of actions is only natural
  • Universal rule can be applied to anyone regardless of culture, religion.

Weakness:

  • Relies on an accurate prediction…

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