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Of the Principle of Utility. The question then arises as to when, if at all, it might be legitimate to break the law. According to utilitarianism, such a natural action is immoral. Archived from the original on 5 April Applying carefully selected rules at the social level and encouraging appropriate motives at the personal level is, so it is argued, likely to lead to a better overall outcome even if on some individual occasions it leads to the wrong action when assessed according to act utilitarian standards.

Hare accepts that rule utilitarianism collapses utilitarsimus act utilitarianism but claims that this is a result of allowing the rules to be “as specific and un-general as we please.

Consequently, the same sort of actions must be generally permitted or generally forbidden. Utilitarian ethics makes all of us members of the same moral community. To see this point perfectly, it must be observed that the bad consequences of actions are twofold, particular and general.

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Harsanyi argues that the objection overlooks the fact that “people attach considerable utility to freedom from unduly burdensome moral obligations… most people will prefer a society with a more relaxed moral code, and will feel that such a society will achieve a higher level of average utility—even if adoption of such a moral code should lead to some losses in economic and cultural accomplishments so long as these losses remain within tolerable limits.

Were the offence considered only under this point of view, it would not be easy to assign any good reasons to justify the rigour of the laws. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Autonomy The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Utilitarianism. A person displaying ill will toward others does remain a member utllitarismus this community, but not with his whole personality.


Method, Life, Feminism, Culture. The concept of preference utilitarianism was first proposed in mlil John Harsanyi in Morality and the theory of rational behaviour[53] but preference utilitarianism is more commonly associated with R.

We also switch to critical thinking when trying to deal with unusual situations or in cases where the intuitive moral rules give conflicting advice. But it is the intention, that is, the foresight of consequences, which constitutes the moral rightness or wrongness of the act.


Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. He believed that the actions of a utilitwrismus, however cruel or ruthless they may be, must contribute towards the common good of a society.

Rosen warns that descriptions of utilitarianism can bear “little resemblance historically to utilitarians like Bentham and J. This view of pleasure was hedonistic, as it pursued the thought that pleasure is the highest good in life.

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Some claim that John Gay developed the first systematic theory of utilitarian ethics. According to Mill, good actions result in pleasure, and that there is no higher end than pleasure.

Ideal Code, Real World: Critical legal studies Comparative law Economic analysis International legal theory Legal history Philosophy of law Sociology of law. In like manner, I apprehend, the sole evidence it is possible to produce that anything is desirable, is that people do actually desire it… No reason can be given why the general happiness is desirable, except that each person, so far as he believes it to be attainable, desires his own happiness… we have not only all the proof which the case admits of, but all which it is possible to require, that happiness is a good: Left-wing politics Centrism Right-wing politics.


Finally, it is necessary to consider the extent, or the number of people affected by the action. Kapitel von Mills “Utilitarismus”, in: A Reader, Edinburgh John Stuart Mill on the Quality of Pleasures”.

Dancy notes that this does not explain why intentions count but motives do not. Der “Gesetzgeber der Welt”: And can you admit the idea that the people for whom you are building would agree to accept their happiness on joh unjustified blood of a tortured child, and having accepted it, to remain forever happy? By “extreme” utilitarian, McCloskey is referring to what later came to be called “act” utilitarianism.

Utillitarismus Dennett describes this as the Three Mile Island effect.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It would be nohn that while, in estimating all other things, quality is considered as well as quantity, the estimation of pleasures should be supposed to depend on quantity alone. This concept was adopted by Jeremy Bentham, the founder of Utilitarianism, and can be seen in his works. To deal with this, Harsanyi distinguishes between “manifest” preferences and “true” preferences.

Ethics, 9, [in: And if, exactly in proportion as human beings raise their heads out of sfuart slough of selfishness, they do not with one voice answer ‘immoral’, let the morality of the principle of utility be for ever condemned. University of Toronto Press. Hooker describes two aspects to the problem: Mill rejects a purely quantitative measurement of utility and says: Tell me straight out, I call on you—answer me: Related topics Rational choice theory Game theory Social choice Neoclassical economics.

Mill und Rorty, in: Retrieved 29 June Mere addition mlll Paradox of hedonism Utility monster. Social Research, 30,S.