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1Study list for midterm 2006 Remember: you are responsible for ALL of the assigned reading, and ALL of the class lectures. This list is just a reminder of the terms and people we have covered. Moral nihilism-no such thing as right, wrong, good, or evil- Can you will it? Ethical relativism- make claims RELATIVE to social, cultural, personal, or historical circumstances. Jeremy Bentham- teacher of John Stuart Mill, also a utilitarian John Stuart Mill- utilitarianism, see TC’s notes hedonism, quantitative and qualitative- theory that focuses on increasing pleasure in the sense of how much pleasure (quantitative) and the type of pleasure (qualitative) Utilitarianism- greatest amount of happiness for the greatest number of people Radical Philosophers- rejected legal naturalism, furthered utilitarianism cost-benefit analysis- opportunity cost (chart) side effects consequentialism- consequences are most important criteria for decision making Principle of Utility- greatest happiness, NOT necessarily for the greatest amount
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2008 for the course APHI 115 taught by Professor Steinbock during the Fall '07 term at SUNY Albany.

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