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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utilitarianism

However, rule utilitarianism proposes a more central ... Act utilitarianism maintains that an action is right if it ...

www.iep.utm.edu/util-a-r

Utilitarians disagree about whether judgments of right and wrong should be ... Act utilitarians believe that whenever we are deciding what to do, we should ...

plato.stanford.edu/entries/utilitarianism-history

Mar 27, 2009 ... The Classical Utilitarians, Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill, identified the ... All of these features of this approach to moral evaluation and/or moral decision- making have ... When we see an act that is vicious we disapprove of it. ..... end beyond it; and hold, that the mind is not in a right state, not in a state ...

www.sjsu.edu/people/stephen.morewitz/courses/c2/s1/Soc118HumanRightsUtilitarianism.ppt

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, nature, ...

www.utilitarianism.com/utilitarianism.html

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 ...

www.csus.edu/indiv/g/gaskilld/ethics/utilitarianism%20notes.htm

“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.

philosophy.stackexchange.com/questions/10496/what-is-the-difference-between-rule-utilitarianism-and-act-utilitarianism

Apr 1, 2014 ... If the outcome is regarded as positive, she might decide that it's good to .... Act utilitarianism beliefs that an action becomes morally right when it ...

www.philosophybasics.com/branch_utilitarianism.html

Philosophy: Ethics > Utilitarianism. ... the following: the right and wrong dichotomy implicit in Utilitarianism, whereby a "good" act (e.g. a ... higher "critical" level of reflection in order to decide what to do, and must think as an Act Utilitarian would.

philosophyfaculty.ucsd.edu/faculty/rarneson/Courses/BlackboardnotesMillrules.pdf

Utilitarianism is a criterion of morally right and wrong action, not necessarily a .... then 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, ...