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Pleasure and the Good Life: Concerning the Nature, Varieties, and Plausibility of Hedonism Paperback – June 22, 2006

ISBN-13: 978-0199297603 ISBN-10: 0199297606

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  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (June 22, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199297606
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199297603
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 6.2 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,654,450 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Clearly written, accessible...[the book contains an] acute, ingenious, and concise disposal of many objections to hedonism...valuable especially for its insightful discussion of many objections and alternatives to hedonism, from Plato to the present, and of Epicurus' attempts at its revision and Feldman's own."--Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews


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Fred Feldman is in the Department of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts.

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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Fred on March 24, 2009
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If you are interested in Ethics and/or Value theory/Axiology; this is a must have. Feldman provides the best formulation and defense of hedonism I have ever seen. Feldman writes in such a clear and entertaining style that you really don't need to have a lot of background to understand what is going on. However, if you are studying seriously, you cannot go wrong with Feldman. He lays out arguments and comments on them in such a way that you cannot help but follow along. He is very fair but also a bit cagey. He may not be explicitly advocating any form of hedonism, but you can figure out where his heart is at.
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