Utilitarian Ethics is an ethics mainly placing the correctness of the action by emphasizing the satisfying or pleasurable effects on the interest of the people. This is the ethics that the Consequentialism Theory is mainly based on where actions are considered ethical if everyone receives positive consequences.
- John Stuart Mill: modern utilitarian theory.
-His theory states that a decision or action becomes rightful when the end provides greatest good to the majority of people involved.
-Jeremy Bentham: Plain Hedonistic Theory
-His theory is mainly focused on the intrinsically good things like pleasures.
-Priorities always set on the consequences of the action.
-Action that will yield positive effects to everyone involved in the process will be considered ethical.