However, rule utilitarianism proposes a more central ... Act utilitarianism
maintains that an action is right if it ...
Act utilitarians believe that whenever we are deciding what to do, we should ...
The right action in any situation is the one that yields more utility (i.e. creates
According to the utilitarian principle of morality, one should always act so as to
produce ... to cultural or individual choice, no universally valid moral principles
hold for all human beings. .... (d) what makes actions moral or immoral, right or
wrong. ... (a) hedonism is not a way of life or a way of deciding how to act morally;
“Actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness, wrong as. they
tend to .... Objection: Utilitarianism implies that we should always act in order to.
maximize ... When you are deciding which rules to adopt or teach. Euthanasia or
... conditions hold—if what actually happens under those conditions agrees with.
In the notion of consequences the Utilitarian includes all of the good and bad ...
According to Mill, acts should be classified as morally right or wrong only if the ...
Utilitarianism says that the Result or the Consequence of an Act is the real
measure of ... Act: An Action is right if and only if it produces the greatest balance
of pleasure ... The decision was made not to inform the town that they would be
bombed. ... Many philosophers hold that we have certain rights, either from God,
Act utilitarianism says one morally ought to form one's child to be a Mary type and
.... each person should always use act utilitarianism as a decision procedure for
... same train of thought, one might hold it is right, according to act utilitarianism, ...
Act-utilitarians hold that in general or at least where it is practicable, one is to tell
what is ... It can never be right to act on the rule of telling the truth if we have good
..... moral score is the same and there is no basis for choosing between them.
The utilitarian principle is traditionally expressed: Always act to produce the
greatest ... So as good utilitarians we decide to make the greatest number of
people .... When that reason doesn't hold, then the utilitarian, theoretically, is
willing to ... we carefully consider all actions to determine whether we are doing
Mar 20, 2012 ... (As it is sometimes put, the good is more fundamental than the right.) ...
Eudaimonistic consequentialists hold that the only thing that is intrinsically good
is happiness, ... The Utilitarian Decision Procedure ... (This is true for "act
utilitarianism"; in the case of a variant called "rule utilitariani...