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York University
PHIL 1000
Beryl Logan

20120125Introduction to PhilosophyEssay Due DateEssay must be 67 pages and is worth 40conciseness and preciseness is a virtue8if there be one to which all or almost all who have experience of both give a decided preference irrespective of any feeling of moral obligation to prefer it that is the more desirable pleasure9Few human creatures would consent to be changed into any of the lower animals for a promise of the fullest allowance of a beasts pleasures no intelligent human being would consent to be a fool no instructed person would be an ignoramus no person of feeling and conscience would be selfish and base even though they should be persuaded that the fool the dunce or the rascal is better satisfied with his lot than they are with theirs 10It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied The higher pleasure are the more valuable and desirable because they are the more desired 35With respect to our sensory experience the evidencethe proof that the higher pleasure are chosen are because they are desired That something is visible is a fact and is evidence to what is seen and the same with hearingheardQ Are these all the same Desirable doesnt really mean the same thing as the rest Mill was criticized for this and was accuse
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