Philosophy Dictionary of Arguments

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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, Jeremy Utilitarianism   Bentham, Jeremy
Dworkin, Ronald Utilitarianism   Dworkin, Ronald
Habermas, Jürgen Utilitarianism   Habermas, Jürgen
Hooker, Brad Utilitarianism   Hooker, Brad
Kant, Immanuel Utilitarianism   Kant, Immanuel
Lewis, David K. Utilitarianism   Lewis, David K.
Lewis, Clarence Irving Utilitarianism   Lewis, Clarence Irving
Nagel, Thomas Utilitarianism   Nagel, Thomas
Parsons, Talcott Utilitarianism   Parsons, Talcott
Rawls, John Utilitarianism   Rawls, John
Sen, Amartya Utilitarianism   Sen, Amartya
Singer, Peter Utilitarianism   Singer, Peter
Smart, John J. C. Utilitarianism   Smart, John J. C.

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