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Unformatted text preview: -“Greatest happiness for the greatest number of people”-Eudaimonistic Utilitarianism: From Greek eudaimonia =happiness-Happiness=pleasure and the absence of pain-Higher pleasures over lower pleasures Act Utilitarianism-Act: And act is right if and only if it results in as much good as any available alternative o Spontaneity o Speed o Minimally correct behavior Rule Utilitarianism-Rule: and act is right if and only if it is required by a rule that is itself a member of a set of rules whose acceptance would lead to greater utility for society than any available alternative o Maximize utility o Coordinated actions Rule Utilitarianism-Base Rules-Conflict-Resolving Rules-Remainder Rule (Act Utilitarianism) Peter...
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course PHIL 2050 taught by Professor Emorywogenstahl during the Fall '11 term at Utah Valley University.
- Fall '11