utilitarianism (English) [ IPA: utilitarianism ASM: ইউটিলিটাৰিয়স্ম]
Contributed by: Chandan Kumar Borah on 2011-08-10
1. Political Science(Abstract Noun) an ethical creaturistic theory holding that the right course of action is the one that maximizes the overall `good` consequences of the action. Utilitarianism was described by Bentham as `the greatest happiness or greatest felicity principle`. It also means `Also to achieve the greater good for the most amount of people.`
English: utilitarianism