Sentence Examples

  • Sidgwick holds that intuition must justify the claims of the general happiness upon the individual, though everything subsequent is hedonistic calculus.
  • To overlook the Cyrenaic recognition of social obligation and the hedonistic value of altruistic emotion is a very common expedient of those who are opposed to all hedonistic theories of life.
  • Watson, Hedonistic Theories (1895); James Seth, Ethical Principles, c. i.
  • Hedonistic theories of conduct have been held from the earliest times, though they have been by no means of the same character.
  • The second confusion is the tacit assumption that the pleasure of the hedonist is necessarily or characteristically of a purely physical kind; this assumption is in the case of some hedonistic theories a pure perversion of the facts.

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