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"GREATEST GOOD
FOR THE GREATEST
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HISTORY
· Jeremy Bentham
· Analyse laws to see if they would be helpful
· Stewart mill applied it to individual decisions…read more

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BENTHAM
· Happiness is the absence of pain
· Empiricist point of view
· Scientific mind
· Came up with hedonic calculus
· Quantifies the process of weighing up positives and
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HEDONIC CALCULUS
· Remoteness- how close
· Purity- how painless
· Richness- to what extent
· Intensity- how powerful
· Certainty- how likely is it to happen
· Extent- how many people it affects
· Duration- how long it lasts…read more

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JOHN STUART MILL
·Quality more important than quantity
·Pleasures of mind more important
·Than physical gratification
·"it is better to be a human dissatisfied than
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