pertaining to or consisting in .
having regard to or usefulness rather than beauty, ornamentation, etc.
of, relating to, or adhering to the doctrine of .
an adherent of .
The available options were utilitarian and only came in a few colors.
Concealed Carry Handbags: An Evening Bag for Your Gun? Erin Cunningham October 14, 2013
With “Jim and the Indians,” as the above scenario is known, the utilitarian calculus is clear: save 19 lives.
A Sophistic Moral Case For War Ali Gharib October 26, 2012
Everything is meant to be utilitarian and efficient, at the expense of relaxation or comfort.
Why Smart People Are Dumb Patients Jean Kim July 13, 2014
Is that a utilitarian approach—that you need to understand how institutions have changed to understand the way they are?
Thank Congress, Not LBJ for Great Society Julian Zelizer, Scott Porch January 3, 2015
Why is such an apparently humane man not more strongly condemning a utilitarian initiative straight out of Victorian England?
Obama’s Euthanasia Mistake Lee Siegel August 10, 2009
But no claim of this description is made for the virtuous man by the utilitarian doctrine.
Utilitarianism John Stuart Mill
We call ours a utilitarian age, and we do not know the uses of any single thing.
De Profundis Oscar Wilde
Whoever looks upon the map with a utilitarian eye sees at the confluence of these great rivers a favorable point for a great city.
With the World’s Great Travellers, Volume 1 Various
The utilitarian finds a place in his system for this virtue and for every other.’
Indeed, if one looks through all nature, one will find the philosophy of tails eminently simple and utilitarian.
The Evolutionist at Large Grant Allen
of or relating to utilitarianism
designed for use rather than beauty
a person who believes in utilitarianism
1781, coined by Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) from utility. One guided by the doctrine of the greatest happiness for the greatest number.
- Anti utilitarianism
the ethical doctrine that virtue is based on , and that conduct should be directed toward promoting the greatest happiness of the greatest number of persons. noun (ethics) the doctrine that the morally correct course of action consists in the greatest good for the greatest number, that is, in maximizing the total benefit resulting, without […]
the ethical doctrine that virtue is based on , and that conduct should be directed toward promoting the greatest happiness of the greatest number of persons. Contemporary Examples But here’s what utilitarianism, according to Williams, leaves out of the picture: individual agency. A Sophistic Moral Case For War Ali Gharib October 26, 2012 Historical Examples […]
. a literary work that describes an antiutopia.
- Anti vaccination
the act or practice of ; inoculation with . noun the act of vaccinating the scar left following inoculation with a vaccine n. 1803, used by British physician Edward Jenner (1749-1823) for the technique he devised of preventing smallpox by injecting people with the cowpox virus (variolae vaccinae), from vaccine (adj.) “pertaining to cows, from […]