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Utilitarianism Approach It was developed by Jeremy Bentham. He was an English moral philosopher and legal reformer. His main idea is stated as the highest principle of morality is to maximize happiness, the overall balance of pleasure over pain. According to him, the right thing to do is whatever will maximize satisfaction and utility of the majority of members in the society. Utilitarianism theory will help me to assess the consequences of a particular action to determine its morality
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Unformatted text preview: i . Through this, I will be able to know the action that is morally right or wrong. I will avoid the wrong deeds and be involved in the right ones. Also, the approach emphasizes the use of common sense, which will enable me to judge situations appropriately to determine what is wrong or right. It is a primary strength of this approach because it influences the way we perform moral actions toward other individuals, and we should always aim to make them happy. i Alexander,2016....
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