Utilitarianism Analysis Paper. You are to choose ONE (1) theory from the following: Utilitarianism. Clearly and accurately, explain/summarize the theory Utilitarianism. However, Clearly and accurately, summarize each case study – The 5 documents below are the case studies. Clearly and accurately, apply the theory Utilitarianism to each case study.
While the basic definition of utilitarianism is consequentialist in nature, scholars argue that the approach is labeled as such because of what it diametrically opposes: the deontological ideology. “It denies that moral rightness depends directly on anything other than consequences, such as whether the agent promised in the past to do the act now”. As such, any prior promises by the agent to follow through from an act are negated in the presence of maximizing the greater good through the decision making process. In this context, it becomes clear that the sole focus of the utilitarian perspective is to create the most aggregate good in the process of decision making.
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