Unit A - Utilitarianism

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1. what does the term mean act utilitarianism

  • considers the rightness and wrongness of an action
  • considers the consequence of each individual action
  • considers the consequences of past actions
  • considers the amount of consequences
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2. what is consequential / teleological

  • considers consequences of an action assessed if the action is good
  • calculate the amount of pleasure
  • action dictates whether good alone
  • maximum level of goodness

3. what is the hedonic calculus

  • quality over quantity
  • considers consequences
  • calculation of the amount of pleasure

4. what does it mean quality over quantity

  • nature & value instead of the amount
  • different ways to experience pleasure
  • action instead of the consequence

5. what is preference utilitarianism

  • best consequences for those involved rather than the individual
  • the least pain for an individual
  • consider your own happiness to decide the best action
  • considers the consequence of the amount of pleasure for an individual


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