Mill V. Miller, or higher and lower pleasures

In Steven Hales (ed.), Beer & Philosophy. Wiley-Blackwell (2007)

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Steven Hales
Bloomsburg University
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I offer an interpretation of John Stuart Mill's theory of higher and lower pleasures in his Utilitarianism. I argue that the quality of pleasure is best understood as the density of pleasure per unit of delivery. Mill is illustrated with numerous beer examples.
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