Is pleasure the only thing of ultimate value?
Nozick’s experience machine (p.165)
Would you be hooked up? Yes – Hedonist; No –
Free will: ability to choose your actions.
Mix the free will problem, as in the Matrix.
- Some think that if the ultimate reason you have for doing anything is
to gain pleasure, it is a mystery who some things bring you pleasure.
Suppose you rescue a baby from a burning building.
i) You’re happy because you did a good thing.
ii) Rescuing the baby was a good thing because it made
- 2 , D is sure there is a mental thing.
- He thinks he knows that there are material things; their essence is
- He also thinks that one of th