Assess utilitarianism. (25 marks)

This question is asking you to argue either for or against utilitarianism (the view that actions are morally correct if they maximise pleasure and minimise pain).

Similar questions:

  • How convincing is utilitarianism as an account of what makes an action morally right? (25 marks)
  • “The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation.” Discuss. (25 marks)


An A* grade example answer to a 25 mark question on utilitarianism. This document also includes a bullet-point essay plan to help students understand how to structure their essays for maximum marks.

After completing your purchase, a download link will be sent to the email address used at checkout. If you cannot see this email, please check your spam folder or refer to our order FAQ.