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See definition of utilitarianism on Dictionary.com
  • as incategorical imperative
  • as inexpediency/expedience
  • as inmaterialism

synonyms for utilitarianism

  • golden rule
  • heterodoxy
  • pragmatism
  • physicism
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How to use utilitarianism in a sentence

In those situations, says David Magnus, director of the Center for Biomedical Ethics at Stanford University, long-standing principles of utilitarianism, prioritization and egalitarianism apply.
COVID-19 IS FORCING US TO TALK ABOUT RATIONING HEALTH CARE IN THE U.S. AGAIN. COULD WE HAVE AVOIDED THIS?ALICE PARKSEPTEMBER 10, 2021TIME
Over the years, he has pushed for animal rights, made the case for utilitarianism, and advocated for more — and more effective — giving.
THE WORLD’S PROBLEMS OVERWHELMED ME. THIS BOOK EMPOWERED ME.KELSEY PIPERDECEMBER 11, 2020VOX
In spite of his keen interest in Utilitarianism, there is no trace that he read the later writers of the school.
THE LIFE OF MAZZINIBOLTON KING
For an express discussion and vindication of this principle, see the little volume entitled "Utilitarianism."
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
Here he would seem to lean towards utilitarianism, were it not that he is as severe on men of experiment as on men of dogma.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIJOHN LORD
To accept the philosophy was to be also pledged to practical applications of Utilitarianism.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
The Morals and Legislation opens by briefly and contemptuously setting aside more philosophical opponents of Utilitarianism.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
Mill certainly held himself to be a sound Utilitarian; and yet he seems to be condemning Bentham for consistent Utilitarianism.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
If, as Mill seems to say, the omission is a blunder, Bentham's Utilitarianism at least must be an erroneous system.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
Utilitarianism has been rightly called universal hedonism, as distinguished from the hedonism of Epicurus, which was egoistic.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UTILITARIANISM

  • golden rule
  • utilitarianism
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