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Unformatted text preview: (3) Thus, GHP requires us to act like pigs. (4) Morality requires self-sacrifice & nobility, not pig-like behavior. (5) Thus, GHP cannot be the supreme principle of morality. R1- standard reply: we have capacities that pigs dont have Distinctively human activities produce a greater QUANTITY of pleasure for the agent than swine-like activities do. R2- the higher pleasures reply Distinctively human activities produce a higher QUALITY of pleasure for the agent than swine-like activities do. R3- the standard is the greatest amount of happiness altogether(302) NOT the agents own personal happiness. Distinctively human activities produce more pleasure OVERALL than swine-like activities do. -quantitative and qualitative differences in pleasure -many different people affected by an action BUT : IF swine-like behavior [or any other kind of action] does result in the most, best pleasure overall, THEN it is right!...
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- Spring '08