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But feinberg goes on to argue not all of the

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Unformatted text preview: (159); to say that an activity is worthwhile because it is not trivial is to say that the activity is worthwhile because it allows us to get or do something else of significant worth (159); to say that an activity is worthwhile because it is not futile is to say that it is worthwhile because it is an effective means of getting or doing something else of worth (159); and to say that an activity is worthwhile because it is unpretentious is to say that it is worthwhile because it really- - not merely apparently- - allows us to get or do something else of worth (160). But, Feinberg goes on to argue, not all of the activities that make for an immanent meaning of life can be merely of instrumental worth: there must be some activities in life that have an intrinsic worth. Why? Because, Feinberg suggests, if all the activities in our liv...
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