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Unformatted text preview: person Utilitarianism Government finds grounds for agreement of reason Cannot be completely independent with globalization More humanistic perspective in a world that is increasingly interconnected o Must be more thoughtful of others based on population density increasing Utilitarianism is more based on action through reason as natural rights are more based on personal emotion Scope in terms of long term is more important with issues of global warming, etc. Without common ground of reason there is no society Utilitarianism isnt saying that people are perfect, it is merely saying the we find common ground in an effort to live our lives more efficiently and prosperously which is the core argument of the natural rights. Therefore, natural rights philosophy isnt possible without taking in utilitarian ideals....
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course POLI SCI 10 taught by Professor Sissa during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.
- Spring '11