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Utilitarianism

✍️ John Stuart Mill

In "Utilitarianism" by John Stuart Mill, you'll learn about an ethical theory that seeks the greatest happiness for the greatest number of people. Mill argues that happiness, defined by pleasure and the absence of pain, is the highest good. you learn that actions are right or wrong based on whether they increase or decrease overall happiness. Mill distinguishes between higher and lower pleasures, emphasizing that spiritual and moral pleasures are higher than physical pleasures. you realize that utilitarianism considers not only individual happiness but also the well-being of society.

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Author: John Stuart Mill (Open Library)
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