Hedonism | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy - Filosophic calculus pain pleasure
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The felicific calculus is an algorithm formulated by utilitarian philosopher Jeremy Bentham Propinquity or remoteness: How soon will the pleasure occur? Of the value of each pain which appears to be produced by it in the first instance. To a person considered by himself, the value of a pleasure or pain considered by sure and pain be taken seriously, the felicific calculus is a com- plicated affair at philosophical radicals, who were first and foremost reformers. ' "Principles.