John Stuart MillJohn Stuart Mill was born in London, England. His father was a close friend to social reformer Jeremy Bentham, who is known as a classical utilitarian. John Mill was his pupil. The development of classical utilitarianism was the desire to see useless, corrupt laws and social practices changed. This change required a normative ethical theory employed as a critical tool.
Utilitarianism was derived from hedonism, which has been around since the ancient Greeks. It seeks equal treatment among people