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    Bentham and Mill

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    1. Discuss Hedonism.

    2. Discuss Utilitarianism and compare and contrast the views held by Bentham and Mill.

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    Hedonism says that pleasure is the only intrinsic good. A person who subscribes to hedonism tried to maximize net pleasure (pleasure minus pain). Epicurus is the Greek philosopher most identified with hedonism. He identified pleasure with happiness/good. He said that everything we ...

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    This solution provides a brief introduction to the philosophical concept of hedonism. Additionally, it provides a brief overview of utilitarianism and compares contrasts the views of Bentham and Mill on the subject.