Religious Studies

Utilitarianism
Ethical theory that argues that the action that brings the greatest happiness to the greatest number of people.
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Hedonic Calcus
A way to measure happiness quantitative.
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Enlightenment period
The period when people's view became more liberal and people began fighting for basic human rights.
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Teleological
The end goal (telos) of an action.
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2 Sovereign Masters
Pain and pleasure.
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Quantative
Can be given a numerical value.
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Act Utilitarianism
A section of utilitarianism where the rightness or wrongness of an action depends on the end result.
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Rule Utilitarianism
These are general rules that must be followed in society; it can be broken into strong and weak rule.
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Preference Utilitarianism
The action that should be taken is the one that produces the most amount of happiness( and the least amount of pain) for the people involved
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Preference Utilitarianism
The action that should be taken is the one that produces the most amount of happiness( and the least amount of pain) for the people involved
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A way to measure happiness quantitative.

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Hedonic Calcus

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The period when people's view became more liberal and people began fighting for basic human rights.

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The end goal (telos) of an action.

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Pain and pleasure.

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