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PHLA11H3 Lecture Notes - Felicific Calculus, Consequentialism


Department
Philosophy
Course Code
PHLA11H3
Professor
Kelin Emmett

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Ethics - Tutorial #1.
Devlin
devlin.russell@utoronto.ca
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devlinethics
1 page assignment
12 pt. font and 1 inch margin
not an essay, so a thesis is not required
ex. outline of assignment
1. what is utilitarianism
2. explain the third objection Mill considers (the "no time to calculate" objection)
3. explain Mill's reply
questions
1. would the utilitarian claim that taking the watch is permissible?
2. what feature of the situation is central to consider?
3. show how the utilitarian would explain their answer
situation
A man visits his incredibly possessive aunt who lives far, far away. For whatever the
reason, the watch-loving man is in his aunt's attic and discovers his dream watch. He
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