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;
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,
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...
utilitarianism , in ethics, the theory that the rightness or wrongness of an action is
... is that an action is right if, and only if, the value of its total consequences is at
least as ... In this view the correct decision about how to act on a particular
occasion is ..... Yet Marxism did not take hold strongly in Britain, so that the ...
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.
Act-utilitarianism gets the first part of its name because every action is to be ...
Rule-utilitarians hold that rules should be evaluated to determine whether they
produce ... We no longer need to decide whether an individual murder will