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In the blogs, 10/30/08

In the blogs today, October 30, 2008:

  • The question was whether happiness, in contradistinction to what Mill says, has any inherent worth. At 4:30,
    • Vinny has a simple reason for thinking that there is some intrinsic worth
    • Lance sees happiness as an emotion or a feeling, and denies that these have value in themselves
  • At 6:30,
    • Sherida says that happiness needs a person in order to have value.
    • Stacey agrees that there is no intrinsic value in happiness, but arrives at this conclusion via an argument from Kant.

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