Utilitarianism ~ Ethics ~ AS/A2

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Teleological: moral actions are right or wrong according to their outcome or telos (end).

Consequentialist: someone who decides whether an action is good or bad by its consequences.

Principle of utility: the theory of usefulness – the greatest happiness for the greatest number.

Hedonism: the view that pleasure is the chief ‘good’.

Hedonic calculus: Bentham’s method for measuring the


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