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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

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

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.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 ...

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 ...

plato.stanford.edu/entries/utilitarianism-history

Mar 27, 2009 ... The Classical Utilitarians, Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill, identified ... 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. ..... without looking to any end beyond it; and hold, that the mind is not in a right ...

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, ...