SparkNotes: Utilitarianism: Chapter 2: What Utilitarianism Is (Part 1) - pleasure and the absence of pain

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John Stuart Mill Text pleasure and the absence of pain


In reality, utility is defined as pleasure itself, and the absence of pain. Thus another name for utility is the Greatest Happiness Principle. This principle holds that.

By happiness is intended pleasure, and the absence of pain; by unhappiness, pain, and the privation of pleasure. To give a clear view of the moral standard set .

"Aponia" (Ancient Greek: ἀπονία) means the absence of pain, and was regarded by the Epicureans to be the height of bodily pleasure. As with the other.

By happiness is intended pleasure, and the absence of pain; by unhappiness, pain, and the privation of pleasure. Mill's Greatest Happiness Principle (Principle .

By happiness is intended pleasure and the absence of pain; by unhappiness, pain and the privation of pleasure.” Mill understood his essay as continuing the.