Utilitarianism: Common, Intuitive, Flexible

Summary: I argue that utilitarianism is a good basis for morality and highlight some properties which might help skeptics be more comfortable with utilitarian approaches to ethics. Utilitarianism is often an attractive approach to ethics for more math-oriented thinkers. At the surface, it seems to put fuzzy questions of right and wrong into a preciseContinue reading “Utilitarianism: Common, Intuitive, Flexible”