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M2A1: John Stuart Mill and UtilitarianismDartagan HuitExcelsior CollegeHUM300: EthicsM2A1: John Stuart Mill and Utilitarianism
M2A1: John Stuart Mill and UtilitarianismJohn Stuart Mill’s moral theory off utilitarianism is what made him most memorable in today’ssociety. Mill’s upbringing by his father is what shaped his background and ideals ofutilitarianism. Milldisputes that utilitarianism is the ‘natural’ moral system, and that it is naturally existent in people. Hedefines utility in such a way that he makes individuals want to grasp the concept. John Stuart Mill maynot have implemented the principle of utilitarianism, but his intellectual concepts about the theory arewell-defined in his discussions.The rearing of John Stuart Mill is really what defined him and his ideals. His father, James Mill,was a Scottish Philosopher. He was taught at the age of eight how to speak Latin and Greek. Mill’s fathersheltered him from the outside world, and he was only interactive with family members. His father is the