Philosophy and Progress 37:137 (2005)

The objective of the paper is to critically explicate the views of JS Mill in his "Utilitarianism" in regards to his efforts to clarify the concept of utilitarianism. In the first part of the paper it examined how successful was Mill in clarifying the idea of utilitarianism. In the second part of the paper, a critical discussion is presented to justify the applicability of his theory in dealing with contemporary moral dilemmas.
Keywords Utilitarianism  Consequentialism  JS Mill   Proof of Utilitarianism  Bentham  Objection against utilitarianism  happiness principle  ethical hedonism  sanctions of utilitarianism  teleological theory of morality
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