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[mass noun] The doctrine that the morality of an action is to be judged solely by its consequences.
- ‘But the particular kind of consequentialism in utilitarianism is, I think, unattractive.’
- ‘Historically, utilitarianism has been the best-known form of consequentialism.’
- ‘This entry will not go into the many issues that arise in the discussion of deontology and consequentialism here.’
- ‘Admittedly, this oversimplifies consequentialism, which in reality has a rather robust philosophic tradition.’
- ‘Pragmatism in ethics is often regarded as a form of teleology or consequentialism.’
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