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Advantages and Shortcomings of Utilitarianism

Advantages and Shortcomings of Utilitarianism

Author: Megan Welle

Identify the intuitiveness, advantages, and shortcomings of utilitarianism

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Notes on "Advantages and Shortcomings of Utilitarianism"


(00:00 - 00:28) Introduction

(00:29 – 01:56) Review: Pros and Cons of Utilitarianism

(01:57 – 03:05) Ethics in Action: Family Vacation 

(03:06 – 03:37) Ethics in Action II: Donating to Charity 

(03:38 – 04:48) Summary