PHI 305 Week 5 Assignment: Utilitarianism Essay



Topic:
Utilitarianism


 

In 750 –
1,000 words, address the following:

 

Summarize
J. S. Mill’s moral theory.

 

  1. Explain the key concept of
    utilitarianism


 

  1. Compare and contrast
    quantitative and qualitative utilitarianism


 

  1. List the strengths and
    weaknesses of Mill's approach


 

Develop a
thought experiment and explain how it either defends or critiques his version
of utilitarianism.

 

Utilize
the GCU library to locate 3-5 academic resources in support of your content.

 

Prepare
this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide,
located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

 

This
assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade
the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning
the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations
for successful completion of the assignment.

 

You are
required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Refer to the directions in the
Student Success Center. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

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