Reality Check: On Bentham's Preclusion of Reality's Effect on the Value of Experience

dc.creatorHolloway, Anna Grace
dc.date.accessioned2024-04-16T18:42:14Z
dc.date.available2024-04-16T18:42:14Z
dc.date.issued2023-11-06
dc.description.abstractThis paper seeks to disprove Bentham’s claim that the value of experience equals the pleasure derived from it. A few intuitive examples demonstrate the added value of reality, which is independent of perception, to critique Bentham’s utilitarianism.
dc.description.departmentPhilosophy
dc.description.sponsorshipBonevac, Daniel
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2152/124851
dc.identifier.urihttps://doi.org/10.26153/tsw/51453
dc.language.isoen
dc.relation.ispartofStudent Worksen
dc.rights.restrictionOpenen
dc.subjectUtilitarianism
dc.subjectBentham
dc.subjectreality
dc.subjectperception
dc.subjectpleasure
dc.subjectpain
dc.subjecthappiness
dc.subjectWriting Flag Award
dc.titleReality Check: On Bentham's Preclusion of Reality's Effect on the Value of Experience
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