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Adverbial Views—2

J. C. B. Gosling

in Pleasure and Desire

Published in print September 1969 | ISBN: 9780198243397
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680670 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198243397.003.0006
Adverbial Views—2

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This chapter discusses difficulties with previous analyses that suggest that it might be more profitable to consider pleasure as primarily an explanatory concept. The discussions in this chapter find that views of this sort agree in drawing attention to such questions as ‘Why do you want pleasure?’.

Keywords: difficulties; previous analyses; pleasure; explanatory concept; hedonism

Chapter.  6965 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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