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The Utilitarian Theory and ethics

Introduction  Dive deeper into the theories of Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill to uncover the fundamental motivations behind their efforts to develop the utilitarian theory. Learn about how this philosophy has shaped modern ethics and utilizing utilitarian theory in business practices. Utilitarianism- definition & Criticisms The utilitarian theory, developed by Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill in the 19th century, applies the principle of "the greatest good for the greatest number" to moral and ethical decision-making. This philosophy has had a significant influence on our modern understanding of ethics. The Utilitarian theory THROUGHOUT the period from Kant to Nietzsche , professional philosophers in Great Britain remained almost completely unaffected by their German contemporaries, with the sole exception of Sir William Hamilton, who had little influence. Coleridge and Carlyle, it is true, were profoundly affected by Kant, Fichte, and the German Romantics, but th