Unformatted text preview: Whatever can be proved to be good must be so by being shown to be a means to something admitted to be good without proof.” In your own words, what is Mill’s point here? -What is the central utilitarian principle? -What, according to Mill, is happiness? -What precisely does Mill mean when he says “it is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied”?...
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- Winter '11
- Ethics , central utilitarian principle