People Second Test

People Second Test - Hobbes Ethical Theory 1) Rationality...

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Sheet1 Page 1 Hobbes - Ethical Theory 1) Rationality 2) Moral Psychology Driven by fear. Form a covenant in order to provide a consistent lifestyle Jeremy Bentham - Hedism/Egoism Hedonistic Calculus Principle of Utility - Things are good only to the extent that they provide pleasure Properties of pleasure - Intensity Duration Certainty Extent - How many people are affected by this action Fecundity - How likely is it to lead to more Purity - Pleasure mixed with pain + neutral stuff ++Thinks pleasure is the only intrinsic good++ People voting for slavery example Lack of justice, whose pleasure counts? John Stewart Mill - Eudaemonistic = Happiness Maximize intellectual pleasure GHP = Greatest Happiness Principle Principle of Utility - Do that action that creates greatest amount of good for the greatest amount of people PU/GHP = Tranquil Existance - Proper society W.D. Ross - Builds on Mill and Bentham Pleasure is key ----> BUT! There are other intrinsic goods 1) Knowledge 2) Virtues 3) Communication between virtuous acts and pleasure 3 J.S. Mill - Mill on Liberty - Principle of Utility justifies laws that respect
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