Explain one problem faced by Utilitarianism and one possible solution to this problem.

Possible answers: (1) Problem: Sadististic Guards. Solutions: Higher and Lower pleasures, Prioritarianism, Negative Utilitarianism. (2) Problem: Issues in population ethics. Solutions: Higher and Lower pleasures, averageism, accept as veridical. (3) Problem: Value Pluralism. Solutions: Higher and Lower pleasures, reject intutions about value pluralism.

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