Due Friday by 11:59pm 4/1/22
After careful reflection, please answer the following questions:
- According to Bentham, what is the foundation for morality? How is this ‘Principle of Utility’ supposed to work? Please explain, using a concrete example of a moral decision.
- According to Mill, it “is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied.” What is this meant to illustrate? Carefully explain Mill’s distinction between higher and lower pleasures.
Your response to each question should be about 300 – 400 words in length, but please feel free to be as detailed as you wish.