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utilitarianism

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utilitarianism (plural utilitarianisms)

  1. (philosophy) A system of ethics based on the premise that something's value may be measured by its usefulness.
  2. (philosophy) the theory that action should be directed toward achieving the "greatest happiness for the greatest number of people"; hedonistic universalism.

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