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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Act_utilitarianism

Act utilitarianism is a utilitarian theory of ethics which states that a person's act is morally right if ... Act utilitarianism analyses a consequence of a decision as one particular act whereas rule utilitarianism evaluates a consequence as if it will be ...

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

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 more ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

Person's act is morally right if and only if it produces at least as much ... If the outcome is regarded as positive, she might decide that it's good to ...

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.

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, ...

philpapers.org/archive/EGGAU.pdf

view distinguishing between a decision procedure and a criterion of rightness). The basic idea ... Act utilitarianism: An act is right if and only if it results in at least as ... bizarre moral theory would hold that well-being does not matter, morally.

people.tamu.edu/~sdaniel/quesethi.html

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; it is ...