Reason and Commitment Class 3

Two forms of virtue arete excellence intellectual

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Unformatted text preview: he principle of utility recognises this subjection and assumes it for the foundation of that system the object of which is to rear the fabric of felicity by the hands of reason and law” Bentham’s philosophy: ! A philosophical anthropology grounded in a simplistic, Pavlovian theory of pleasure ­seeking and pain ­avoidance, the correct understanding of which can and should be employed as a means of social control and improvement: legislation whose purpose is to improve human happine...
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