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Utilitarianism

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Who came up with the thought experiment of the utility monster?Robert Nozick
Name six types of consequentalism apart from utilitarianism?State consequentialism, ethical egoism, ethical altruism, rule consequentialism, two-level consequentialism and negative consequentialism.
What was the equivalent of pleasure for Ancient Greeks?Eudaimonia.
Which two Greek philosophers agreed with the idea that good equated with the greatest happiness?Plato and Arisotle.
Which Greek philosopher stressed 'pleasure' as the main aim of life?Epicurus.
What are the seven elements of the hedonic calculus?Intensity, duration, certainty, propinquity, purity, fecundity and extent.
What did John Stuart Mill stress was the greatest good: happiness or pleasure?Happiness.
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