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According to chapter 2 of Understanding Philosophy, which of the following makes it difficult to calculate the utility of an act, raising a potential problem for utilitarianism?
According to chapter 2 of Understanding Philosophy, the following makes it difficult to calculate the utility of an act, raising a potential problem for utilitarianism: -the time frame of the consequences -disagreements about the meaning of pleasure or happiness -determining what consititute the greatest good.
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According to chapter 2 of Understanding Philosophy, the following makes it difficult to calculate the utility of an act, raising a potential problem for utilitarianism:
-the time frame of the consequences
-disagreements about the meaning of pleasure or happiness
-determining what consititute the greatest good.
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What is a key feature of utilitarianism according to the assigned texts? User: How do we determine the difference between higher and lower pleasures, according to Mill?
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According to Mill, to determine the difference between higher and lower pleasures is by: the preference of those who are acquainted with both.
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