Sentence Examples


  • Hence, early empiricism makes ethics simply a calculus of pleasures ("hedonism").
  • I want to entertain him as far as I can, with all the pleasures of life here.
  • During the winter of 1612 he completed his preparations for the world by lessons in horsemanship and fencing; and then started as his own master to taste the pleasures of Parisian life.
  • In ethics empiricism begins by recognizing that man possesses sensations, and so is liable to pleasures and pains.
  • What the modern empiricist needs is a rational bond uniting the individual with the community or with the aggregate of individuals - a rational principle distinguishing high pleasures from low, sanctioning benevolence, and giving authority to moral generalizations drawn from conditions that are past and done with.
 

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