The Limits of Hedonism: Feldman on the Value of Attitudinal Pleasure

Philosophical Studies 136 (3):409-415 (2007)
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This paper is part of a book symposium on Fred Feldman's, *Pleasure and the Good Life*. I argue that Feldman’s defence of hedonism, although successful on its own terms, is of less significance than it may seem at first, for two main reasons. First, Feldman’s defence of the claim that attitudinal pleasures are the chief good is either implausible or crucially incomplete. Second, Feldman’s claim that hedonists can overcome the objections levelled against them while remaining pure hedonists is only partially true.

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An objection to attitudinal hedonism.Peter de Marneffe - 2003 - Philosophical Studies 115 (2):197 - 200.
An Objection to Attitudinal Hedonism.Peter de Marneffe - 2003 - Philosophical Studies 115 (2):197 - 200.

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