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" It is quite compatible with the principle of utility to recognize the fact that some kinds of pleasure are more desirable and more valuable than others. "
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by george croom robertson - 1885
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Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill - Utilitarianism - 1864 - 96 pages
...called, higher ground, with entire consistency. It is quite compatible with the principle of utility to recognise the fact, that some kinds of pleasure are more desirable and more valuable than Bothers. It would be absurd that while, in estima'.Ag all other things, quality is 12 UTILITARIANISM....
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Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill - Utilitarianism - 1871 - 120 pages
...called, higher ground, with entire consistency. It is quite compatible with the principle of utility to recognise the fact, that some kinds of pleasure are more desirable and mote yajuable ;than others. It would be absurd that while) in: estinl£'ting all other things, quality...
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Handbook of moral philosophy

Henry Calderwood - 1872
...is, that pleasure and freedom from pain are the only things desirable as ends.' — Util. p. 10. ' Some kinds of pleasure are more desirable and more valuable than others,' pn 'Of two pleasures, if there be one to which all, or almost all who have experience of both give...
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Modern Utilitarianism, Or the Systems of Paley, Bentham, and Mill Examined ...

Thomas Rawson Birks - Philosophy, English - 1874 - 240 pages
...the kind or quality of pleasures. It is quite compatible, he holds, with the principle of utility, to recognise the fact that some kinds of pleasure are more desirable and valuable than others. He finds the test for deciding this point in the decided preference of those...
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Handbook of Moral Philosophy

Henry Calderwood - Ethics - 1874 - 277 pages
...is, that pleasure and freedom from pain are the only things desirable as ends.' — Util. p. 10. ' Some kinds of pleasure are more desirable and more valuable than others,' pn 'Of two pleasures, if there be one to which all, or almost all who have experience of both give...
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Modern Utilitarianism: Or, The Systems of Paley, Bentham, and Mill Examined ...

Thomas Rawson Birks - Philosophy, English - 1874 - 240 pages
...the kind or quality of pleasures. It is quite compatible, he holds, with the principle of utility, to recognise the fact that some kinds of pleasure are more desirable and valuable than others. He finds the test for deciding this point in the decided preference of those...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 28

Literature - 1876
...Mr. Mill refuses. " It is quite compatible," he says, " with the principle of utility to recognize the fact that some kinds of pleasure are more desirable...valuable than others. ... It would be absurd that wliile, in estimating all other things, quality should be considered as well as quantity, the estimation...
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La morale anglaise contemporaine, morale de l'utilité et de l'évolution

Jean Marie Guyau - 1879
...répond une distinction non moins ingénieuse 1. « It would be absurd that, while in estimating ail other things quality is considered as well as quantity, the estimation of pleasure schoud be suppoed to depend on quanlity alone. » (l'tilit., ch. II, p. 11). % LA MORALE ANGLAISE...
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The Andover Review

Wi J Tucker, J W Churchill - Theology - 1885
...'• Quantity of pleasure being equal, push pin is as good as poetry." Says Mill, on the other hand, " It would be absurd that while in estimating all other...considered as well as quantity, the estimation of pleasure should be supposed to depend on quantity alone." We are here again confronted with one of...
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Types of ethical theory, Volume 2

James Martineau - Ethics - 1885
...expression of its contents. JS Mill says : ' It is quite compatible with the principle of utility to recognise the fact, that some kinds of pleasure are more desirable and more valuable than others J ; ' and when asked for a test or measure of this specific value, he selects, as umpire between different...
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