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Unformatted text preview: who has experienced both and is competent to judge them. “Intellectual” pleasures (p. 260 – 261) Happiness vs. contentment (p. 261) Happiness is something more abstract than contentment Happiness is not the sum of pleasures as contentment is. Competent judges (p. 260 bottom) Infirmity of character (p. 261) Someone can understand that an action is not in their best long term interest and still choose that action despite their knowledge. Where Bentham attributes all bad actions to miscalculation....
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- Spring '10
- Ethics , Jeremy Bentham, James Mill