Utilitarian Reasoning Essays and Term Papers

  • opic: The Ethical Treatment of Animals Moral reasoning using Utilitarian and Rights-Based ethics

    Topic: The Ethical Treatment of Animals Moral reasoning using Utilitarian and Rights-Based ethics Utilitarianism values equality of all interest parties. It is on the principle that when making a decision, thorough consideration on the consequent cost and benefit must be made, and it is on the basis...

      533 Words | 2 Pages   Ethics, Utilitarianism

  • utilitarians

    principle according to which an action is right if it tends to maximize happiness, not only that of the agent but also of everyone affected. Thus, utilitarians focus on the consequences of an act rather than on its intrinsic nature or the motives of the agent (see CONSEQUENTIALISM). Classical utilitarianism...

      598 Words | 2 Pages   Consequentialism, Ethics, Utilitarianism, Hedonism

  • The Utilitarian

    | The Utilitarian, Libertarian and Rawlsian approach to Nestlé’s Ice Mountain Water | Justice Case Study Paper | | Rochelle Carlisle | 1/31/2013 | | Many people believe that water is just nothing, which in a way they are somewhat correct. Have you ever looked at the label on bottled...

      1097 Words | 3 Pages   John Rawls, Social justice, Utilitarianism, Justice

  • Reasoning

    Reasoning Aptitude My reasoning aptitude results profile states the term “focused”. Also, it shows I could work well in careers where applying practical skills is a requirement and where critical thinking is used mostly to solve practical problems. I will most likely to be attracted to very practical...

      359 Words | 1 Pages   Persuasion, Critical thinking, Expert

  • Utilitarian

    decisions. It explicitly formulates for them the procedures they intuitively and spontaneously use in moral reasoning. The theory renders explicit what is implicit in the ordinary moral reasoning and argumentation that we ourselves use Utilitarianism adopts a teleological approach to ethics and claims...

      767 Words | 3 Pages   Consequentialism, Ethics, Utilitarianism, Rationality

  • Reasoning

    Reasoning Aptitude Result After reviewing my results, my individual thinking style is tailored to applying practical skills to solve complex issues. I can take personal initiative to create ideas and action plans to generate attainable goals that showcase practical solutions. Thinking and Arguments ...

      253 Words | 1 Pages   Persuasion, Reason

  • Reasoning

    Building Activity: Reasoning Aptitude Che Harper BCOM 275 June 10, 2013 Professor Medoro Career Plan Building Activity: Reasoning Aptitude Reasoning aptitude was an interesting assignment. In order to find out my aptitude, scenarios were presented that would later determine my reasoning aptitude. The...

      396 Words | 2 Pages   Persuasion, Reason

  • Reasoning

    are not given equal status and power (Fraser, 1985, p. 114). Another feminist critique is that ideal speech assumes only the relative importance of reasoning and rational understanding, and is silent on the role of feelings and emotions. Feminists believe that understanding and consensus cannot be achieved...

      1069 Words | 3 Pages   Rationality, Normative, Ethics, Truth

  • Reasoning

    Stephanie Rodgers Reasoning Aptitude Com/530 September 16, 2013 ...

      275 Words | 2 Pages   Management, Interpersonal relationship

  • Reasoning

    which might be the correct one. Deductive reasoning plays a huge told in the decision making process. Deductive reasoning the process of sorting out the facts and applying those facts to help lead you to make the correct decision. Without deductive reasoning, people would base their decision making...

      371 Words | 1 Pages   Reason

  • Reasoning

    Nature of Reasoning What is Reasoning?  a mental act whereby starting with several judgments which we relate to one another.  the process which uses arguments, statements, premises and axioms to define weather a statement is true or false, resulting in a logical or illogical reasoning.  the...

      482 Words | 2 Pages   Material conditional, Deductive reasoning, Logic, Abductive reasoning

  • reasoning

     TYPE-II REASONING Qs (1-5) Study the following information carefully and answer these questions : Seven boys C,F, A,W,R,S and live in three different buildings-Sea-view, Rajmahal and Shamiana. Each of them is flying kites of different colour i.e. ,blue, yellow, red...

      20205 Words | 90 Pages   Names of the days of the week

  • reasoning

    -I place this day, my life, my health, my love ones, my work in the LORD’S hands. There is no harm in the LORD’S hands, only good. Whatever happens, whatever results, if I am in the LORD’S hands it is the LORD’S will and it is good. -A person who is self-reliant, positive, optimistic, and undertakes...

      676 Words | 3 Pages  

  • Sophisticated Utilitarian

    There is a very clear way that any sophisticated utilitarian could handle this proposal. Obviously, they have to consider that the limited sports program needs to be incorporated, but at the same time they can’t cut too heavily into the current sports program. There is a very clear plan that would allow...

      324 Words | 1 Pages  

  • Act Utilitarian

    Part 2 Utilitarian Ethics: act and rule Definition of Act Utilitarian The goal of an act utilitarian is to maximize a person’s overall happiness in the universe. With an act utilitarian the goal will be to “Maximize pleasure and minimize pain” (Waller, 2005, p.49). An act utilitarian says that people...

      1168 Words | 3 Pages   Ethical egoism, Ethics, Utilitarianism, Psychological egoism

  • Utilitarian Hedonic

     A utilitarian product can be considered a necessity while a hedonic product can be viewed as a luxury or preference. They play an intricate part in the consumer purchase decision process. Typically, a utilitarian need is instrumental and before purchased will be driven by how the product actually works...

      341 Words | 1 Pages  

  • utilitarian essay

    Explain how a utilitarian might use the hedonic calculus in making moral decisions. Illustrate your answer with reference to any ethical issue (s) 30 mark The hedonic calculus is a method of working out the total pleasure and pain produced by an act or action and the total value of its consequences...

      1532 Words | 4 Pages   Utilitarianism, Jeremy Bentham, Ethics, Hedonism

  • Utilitarian Principles

     Utilitarian Principles Barbara Lawson AUPHI208 Instructor Sorensen October, 20, 2014 Utilitarian Principles In this assignment the theory that was chosen will be the utilitarian that applies to our respecting the environment. The utilitarian theory is that of J. S. Mills and environmental...

      755 Words | 5 Pages   Utilitarianism, Ethics, Suffering, Justice

  • Utilitarian Approach

    University of Nebraska at Lincoln Professor Sobel Philosophy 106 The Utilitarian Approach What is morally right, and what is morally wrong? Different ethical theorists have a wide variety of definitions to this question. Although it wasn't until the ethical revolution during the 18th and 19th...

      345 Words | 1 Pages   Utilitarianism, Ethics, Suffering, David Hume

  • Abortion and Utilitarian

    Abortion A) Explain how a Utilitarian might respond to the issue of abortion Utilitarianism is a teleological theory basing the goodness of an action by its presumed consequences. The aim is ‘greatest happiness for the greatest number of people’ and Utilitarian’s base the ‘goodness’ of an action...

      1023 Words | 3 Pages   Ethics, Consequentialism, Utilitarianism, Suffering