utilitarianism.

HideShow resource information
Principle of Utility.
"Greatest happiness for the greatest number"
1 of 8
Telelogical
Concerns purpose, end function and goal.
2 of 8
Hedonism.
The idea that the cheif good of man lies in persuit of pleasure.
3 of 8
Preference.
State of being perfect.
4 of 8
Consequentialist.
Whether an action is good or bad, right/ wrong depends on an outcome.
5 of 8
hedonic calculus
Calculating the means of which action will produce the most happiness. (intensity, duration, extent, purity, certainty, proinquity, fecunaity)
6 of 8
Act utilitarianism.
The idea that we should be guided by the principle of utility.
7 of 8
Rule utilitarianism
There needs to be some rules in order to esablish social order & justice, rules should promote happiness.
8 of 8

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Concerns purpose, end function and goal.

Back

Telelogical

Card 3

Front

The idea that the cheif good of man lies in persuit of pleasure.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

State of being perfect.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Whether an action is good or bad, right/ wrong depends on an outcome.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Religious Studies resources:

See all Religious Studies resources »See all Ethics resources »