Hedonism? That’s Just About Feeling Good Right?
Tonight we kick off our look into individual moral theories. We start down a path of consequentialist moral theories with hedonism. But what is hedonism? Is hedonism simply about feeling good? How could that have anything to do with morality? Are there different forms of Hedonism?
Listen in to find out!
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Feldman, F. (2006) Pleasure and the Good Life: Concerning the Nature, Varieties, and Plausibility of Hedonism, Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Weijers, D. (2014) ‘Nozick’s experience machine is dead, long live the experience machine’, Philosophical Psychology, Vol. 27, No. 4, pp.513-535
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: ‘Hedonism’