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At several points in his text, Mill draws or implies a distinction between a "transcendent expediency" and a "simple expediency."...

  1. At several points in his text, Mill draws or implies a distinction between a "transcendent expediency" and a "simple expediency."
  2. What is the point of this distinction?
  3. How does he think it should shape our evaluation of the morality of a particular rule or action?

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1. This is true, get a good pdf copy of Mill's work on utilitarianism and use ctrl+f to find the bits. 2. Basically there was... View the full answer

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