Utilitarianism

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Utilitarianism 

Defintions

The greatest good for the greatest number.

Examples-What would a Utilitarian say?

A terrorist threatens to kill a city if they don't handover one person.

Give them the person.

A group has taken 100 people hostge, they demand one million pounds from one person. 

Give them the money 

Faults

We can't predict

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