hedonic calculus


(in utilitarianism) appraisal of possible alternative choices in terms of the amount of pleasure to be gained and pain to be avoided in each.

Nearby words

  1. hedgy,
  2. hedin,
  3. hedin, sven anders,
  4. hedjaz,
  5. hedonic,
  6. hedonic damages,
  7. hedonics,
  8. hedonism,
  9. hedonist,
  10. hedonistic

Also called calculus of pleasure.

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