The available options were utilitarian and only came in a few colors.
With "Jim and the Indians," as the above scenario is known, the utilitarian calculus is clear: save 19 lives.
Everything is meant to be utilitarian and efficient, at the expense of relaxation or comfort.
Is that a utilitarian approach—that you need to understand how institutions have changed to understand the way they are?
Why is such an apparently humane man not more strongly condemning a utilitarian initiative straight out of Victorian England?
But no claim of this description is made for the virtuous man by the utilitarian doctrine.
We call ours a utilitarian age, and we do not know the uses of any single thing.
Whoever looks upon the map with a utilitarian eye sees at the confluence of these great rivers a favorable point for a great city.
The utilitarian finds a place in his system for this virtue and for every other.'
Indeed, if one looks through all nature, one will find the philosophy of tails eminently simple and utilitarian.