HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Lottie
  • Created on: 28-05-12 12:46


Bentham equated happiness with pleasure and the absence of pain. This was an empirical observation - people desire pleasure and seek to avoid pain. His scientific mind led him to believe that the study of ethics could be undertaken in a practical way, carefully measuring the possible consequences


No comments have yet been made

Similar Ethics resources:

See all Ethics resources »