Definitions for "Utilitarianism"
The doctrine that the greatest happiness of the greatest number should be the end and aim of all social and political institutions.
The doctrine that virtue is founded in utility, or that virtue is defined and enforced by its tendency to promote the highest happiness of the universe.
The doctrine that utility is the sole standard of morality, so that the rectitude of an action is determined by its usefulness.
See Act utilitarianism; Hedonistic utilitarianism; Ideal utilitarianism; Rule utilitarianism; and Theological utilitarianism
Theory that the value of things and ideas is determined by them being useful to as many people as possible.
Utilitarianism in architecture can mean several things.
Keywords:  conservation, see
See utilitarian conservation.
philosophy based on "Most benefit for the most persons"