Philosophical Investigations

CASE STUDY ppt Ford Pinto and utilitarianism

In the 1970s Ford did a cost-benefit analysis and decided not to recall a car that had an exploding fuel tank (when someone shunted up the back). Find out more about what it cost them in the end, and how cost-benefit analysis, a version of utilitarian consequentialism, is a deeply flawed way of thinking and behaving.

ford pinto and utilitarian ethics.ppt


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