He called this a "utilitarian" approach to religion.
Rawls also offered a criticism of utilitarian approaches to questions of political justice.
People who measure high in extrinsic religious orientation have a utilitarian approach and view religion as a meaningful source of social status.
I want you to drop the strictly utilitarian approach and make an exhaustive research along lines which we will work out in greater detail later.
Your utilitarian approach does not appear to include any moral component.
Cuvier's commitment to this adaptationist or utilitarian approach was complete.
That is one approach to the matter - the utilitarian approach.
However, perhaps most significant of all are concerns about the limits of a utilitarian approach to welfare economics.
A good example of a broadly utilitarian approach.
A hedonistic and utilitarian approach to individuals lies at the root of such problems.