Utilitarianism (Religion and Ethics 2b)
- Which two thinkers do you need to know about for the exam?
- What kind of theory is Utilitarianism?
- What is meant by the term Principle of Utility?
- What are the steps of the Hedonic Calculus? Explain each one fully.
- What type of Utilitarianism is Bentham’s?
- How does Mill adapt Bentham’s theory?
- What type of Utilitarianism is Mill’s? Explain what this means.
- Give three strengths of Utilitarianism.
- Give three weaknesses of Utilitarianism.
- Which scholars could you mention when discussing Utilitarianism? What do they say? What quotes could you include?