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Unformatted text preview: Why Endorse utilitarianism-Consequentialism Moral equality Analytical tractability What about rights and fairness? e.g. trolley e.g. assisted suicide e.g. religious liberty How do util. defend liberty?-they oppose the legal enforcement of morality pg158, “all punishment is mischief….” How do util. defend equality?-“utility monsters” objection How well can Util. defend equality With the distribution of resources and income. Does the distribution probably reward need Diminishing marginal utility...
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- Spring '08
- Suffering, Pleasure, hedonistic utilitarianism -Utility, Endorse utilitarianism -Consequentialism