Philosophical Studies

, Volume 115, Issue 2, pp 197–200 | Cite as

An Objection to Attitudinal Hedonism

  • Peter de Marneffe
Article

Abstract

This article argues that attitudinal hedonism is false as atheory of what is intrinsically good for us because it impliesthat nothing is intrinsically good for someone who does nothave the psychological capacity for the propositional attitudeof enjoyment even if he has other important mental capacitiesthat humans have.

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter de Marneffe
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  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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