Objectives and Readings
A normative deontic theory is consequentialist if it rates the morality/immorality of an act on the basis of the act's consequences. Utilitarianism is the paradigm consequentialist theory.
OPTIONAL: View online introductory lecture on utilitarianism by Professor Lawrence Hinman of the University of San Diego.
After studying this material, you should be able to:
You will write about utilitarianism for your final paper. The final paper is the final exam.
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