Utilitarianism

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Utilitarianism

Intro

Telelogical Ethcial Theory

Consequentialist

Actions judged according to consequences

Jeremy Bentham discovered phrase 'greatest good for greatest number' when read Jospeh Prisetleys's 'Essay on Government'

Bentham produced theory in his book 'the Principles of Morals and Legislation'

Jeremy Bentham

Founding father of utilitarianism

Motivated to produce…

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