Is Killing for a greater good moral? Putting utilitarianism to the test in the French Rev
As you learned during our unit on the enlightenment, utilitarianism is a school of moral thought that holds that an action is moral if it brings the greatest good to the greatest number of people. Consider this philosophy as you read Robespierre’s speech to the National Convention in support of the Terror.
Learning Helper: Robespierre’s Speech Rationalizing Terror