Unformatted text preview: Oceanic feeling—feeling connected to god in order to pursue your desires, a feeling to connect with the world because people alone are vulnerable Bentham says pursueing your pleasures is a moral good Hobbes sees that people can return to the state of nature, while Rousseau believes that we can never return to that state of nature. Hobbes believes we can always descend into chaos Marx seeking an equal distribution of pleasure Machiavelli—when humans discovered what justice is At first it is merely the strongest, but with time they redefine what a just leader is and the idea of justice evolves. Big themes: • Private property • State of nature • Relationship of pleasure to happiness...
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course POLI SCI 10 taught by Professor Sissa during the Spring '11 term at UCLA.
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