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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The political belief that an action is good if it helps the largest number of people.

Usage examples (36)
  • They will claim that an ideal public should at least consider utilitarianism a plausible doctrine.
  • It's one thing to show that utilitarianism is not good.
  • I learned that utilitarianism is a kind of consequentialism.
  • Such theories are sometimes described as a utilitarianism of rights. for more
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