scribber summary of john stuart mills utilitarianism
Summary. Mill s focus in this chapter is clarifying the concept of utilitarianism. It is, he claims, typically misunderstood. He offers several objections and replies to utilitarianism. Some critics, for example, think that utility is opposed to pleasure. For that reason, utilitarianism is not viewed as a Oct 09, 2007 Mills explicit theory of rights is introduced in Chapter V of Utilitarianism in the context of his sanction theory of duty, which is an indirect form of utilitarianism that identifies wrong actions as actions that it is useful to sanction (U V 14). Mill then introduces justice as a proper part of duty.