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Do the ends justify the means?
Yes.
Is the action right or wrong in itself?
No.
What is the opposite of Utilitarianism?
Deontology (Kant)
If the consequence is good....
Then who cares about the intention?
How should we act?
Act so that it creates the greatest amount of happiness for the greatest amount of people.
What does Bentham consider?
The quantity of happiness.
What does Mill consider?
Mill considers the quantity and the quality of happiness.
What is an intellectual pleasure?
A higher pleasure.
Why is education important?
Because it promotes intellectual pleasures for people.
Discuss criticism of utilitarianism.
We should focus on doing good an being happy in the next life because there is no perfect happiness in this life.
Does it matter if the intentions are bad?
No, as long it results in a good consequence.
Why couldn't you get more pleasure from heavy metal music than you could from classical music?
Because classical music is more intellectual, therefore it is a higher pleasure.
Give two examples of higher pleasures.
Learning a language and learning an instrument.