Humanities
Utilitarianism, Theory of Life.

Question Description

Early in the text Utilitarianism, John Stuart Mill (2014) says that that utilitarianism is based on a "theory of life" that some have called "a doctrine worthy only of swine.

What is this "theory of life", and how is it used to defend utilitarianism?  1 point

Explain "doctrine worthy only of swine" and Mills' response to that criticism:  1 point

What do you think?  Is utilitarianism plausible or not?  1 point

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