Unformatted text preview: : The theory that pleasure is the only intrinsically good thing. Desire-Satisfaction Theories : The theory that the satisfaction of a person’s desires is the only intrinsically good thing. (Is the satisfaction of just any desire that a person might have the only intrinsically good thing? Or is it the satisfaction of any rational or informed desire that a person might have that is the only intrinsically good thing?) G.E. Moore’s Theory of Good : The theory that the property of goodness, which exists in the world independently of human beings, is irreducible and undefinable. These views are just a few examples of axiological theories. Some axiological theories are pluralistic – they recognize several different kinds of intrinsically good things....
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course PHIL 164 taught by Professor Doviak during the Fall '07 term at UMass (Amherst).
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