Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Utilitarianism: is a doctrine of ethics which takes the assumed greatest benefit for the greatest number of affected people as the moral aim. See also hedonism, good/the good, preference-utilitarianism, rule-utilitarianism, ethics, morality, deontology, consequentialism, benefit.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Bentham, J. Utilitarianism   Bentham, J.
Kant, I. Utilitarianism   Kant, I.
Lewis, David Utilitarianism   Lewis, David
Nagel, Thomas Utilitarianism   Nagel, Thomas
Rawls, J. Utilitarianism   Rawls, J.
Singer, Peter Utilitarianism   Singer, Peter

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-24