Ashley Pettit

These are some of the lecture notes for 2/22 and 2/24.

Principle of utility- pleasure vs. pain.

Hedonism- people who live for pleasure.
Factors to consider: 1.) intensity
2.) certainty
3.) duration
4.) cost

principle of ascetism (deontology-traditional Judeo-Christian ethics)
-deny pleasure intentionally

Hedonic Calculus- helps figure out which option has a bigger benefit.

utilitarianism-apply principle of utility to society.

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