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Q: What is utilitarianism?
A: Utilitarianism is an ethical philosophy in which the happiness of the greatest number of people in the society is considered the greatest good.
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Utilitarianism is an ethical philosophy in which the happiness of the greatest number of people in the society is considered the greatest good.

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Virtue Ethics (or Virtue Theory) is an approach to Ethics that emphasizes an individual's character as the key element of ethical thinking, rather than rules about the acts themselves (Deontology) or their consequences (Consequentialism).
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Utilitarianism is an ethical theory which states that the best action is the one that maximizes utility.
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