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The author offers answers to three central questions about well-being: the best way to understand it; whether it can be measured; and where it should fit in moral and political thought. This is a paperback reissue of the title published in hardback in Seller Inventory AAV More information about this seller Contact this seller.
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Seller Rating:. Sehban Tariq added it May 19, Griffin, James. Download pdf. Likewise, we may say that well-being is enhanced by the possession of objectively good things, even though they are not enjoyed Sarch This is called informed desire theory, which would amount to full information from birth to lead the best life one would desire were one fully informed about all the nonevaluative facts.
Seller Inventory James Griffin. Publisher: Clarendon Press , This specific ISBN edition is currently not available. But I have benefited most of all from Parfit's penetrating and stimulating criticisms of drafts of these chapters. He has been exceptionally generous. We were lucky to have Richard Hare drop in occasionally on both series of seminars.
My discussions with him then, and since, have helped me a lot; he has not always agreed with what I have to say but he has been an important stimulus to it. I owe him much. Richard Brandt, John Broome, Amartya Sen, and Wayne Sumner read large parts of early drafts, and spent hours, for which I thank them deeply, writing or talking to me about them. Some of my chapters are revisions of material I have published already.
I took a preliminary canter across the terrain in a survey article 'Modern Utilitarianism' , Revue Internationale de Philosophie , and sentences from that article crop up here and there throughout this book. Hare edited by N.
rinphapaserdo.ml: Well-Being: Its Meaning, Measurement, and Moral Importance ( Clarendon Paperbacks) (): James Griffin: Books. This book is about ideas at the centre of our thought about our individual lives and about society—'well‐being', 'welfare', 'utility', and 'quality of life'. It aims to.
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