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Damage to the prefrontal cortex increases utilitarian moral ...

LETTERS Damage to the prefrontal cortex increases utilitarian moral judgements Michael Koenigs 1 {*, Liane Young 2 *, Ralph Adolphs 1,3, Daniel Tranel 1, Fiery Cushman 2, Marc Hauser 2 &Antonio Damasio 1,4 The psychological andneurobiologic al processes under lying moral judgement have been the ...

Utilitarianism: J. S. Mill, and more recent debates

Utilitarianism: J. S. Mill, and more recent debates Mill John Stuart Mill: Utilitarianism (1863) Roger Crisp: Mill - On Utilitarianism (1997) Piers Benn: Ethics ch.3 (1998) Anthony Quinton: Utilitarian Ethics ch.III `John Stuart Mill' (1973) J.L. Mackie: Ethics ch.6 (1977) John Skorupski: John ...

BUSINESS ETHICS :: Utilitarianism

1 BUSINESS ETHICS :: Utilitarianism • Introduction • Jeremy Bentham • Theory of Utility • Types of Utilitarianism • Some Criticisms • Moral Dilemma Introduction Over the course of the next two lectures we will be looking at two of the most politically and philosophically significant ...

Utilitarianism

Fundamental Imperative: Maximize the Overall Good The fundamental imperative of utilitarianism is: Always act in the way that will produce the greatest overall amount of good in the world.

Rule and ActUtilitarianism⁄

Rule and ActUtilitariani s m⁄ Peter Prevos 1November 2004 In act-utilitarianism, we are required to promote those acts which will result in the greatest good for the greatest number of people.

UTILITARIANISM

UTILITARIANISM A. Overview 1. Associated with the English philosophers Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) John Stuart Mill (1806-1873) A. Overview 2.

Utilitarianism

Contents Chapter 1: General Remarks..... 5 Chapter 2: What Utilitarianism Is..... 9 Chapter 3: Of the Ultimate Sanction of the Principle of Utility..... 27 Chapter 4: Of what sort of Proof the ...

"Utilitarianism, "by John Stuart Mill

"Utilitarianism, "by John Stuart Mill Table of Contents Ideas of Interest from"Utilitarianism"..... 2 The ReadingSelection from "Utilitarianism"..... 4 Topics WorthInvestigating ...

JOHN STUART MILL

3 JS Mill UTILITARIANISM BY JOHN STUART MILL Reprinted from FRASER'S MAGAZINE Seventh Edition London Longmans, Green, and Co. 1879 CHAPTER I CHAPTER I CHAPTER I CHAPTER I CHAPTER I GENERAL REMARKS GENERAL REMARKS GENERAL REMARKS GENERAL REMARKS GENERAL REMARKS T HERE ARE FEW CIRCUMSTANCES among ...

Contributors: Brian Phillips, Jeremy Zorn, Julie Blattberg ...

Secondly, utilitarianism is often conflated with Expediency, and therefore considered immoral. However, "expedient" usually refers to acting against what is right for the sake