Greek Philosophy: Man Vs. Hedonism

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Angelika F. Young
I. Introduction

Philosophy, study the history of human thought. And it requires great ideas to understand all the life big questions. This paper aimed to know, how man become selfish, because of Hedonism. This philosophical theme will let us understand more what hedonism is. And in this paper, I shall be identifying which is higher in Hedonism the Pleasure or the pain.

The hedonism, according to the Greek Philosophy is that pleasure is the important pursuit of a human person and the only good thing for all persons. In Greek Philosophy, they believe that the pleasure is good for everyone's life, while the pain that the individual experience was only an evil to everyone's life. And it also aims was to maximize the pleasure and reduce the pain that we have experienced.

Also, Hedonism considered as philosophy on life, because it makes way to enlightenment in life to create a happiness in life, and to other, it may be a mischance or misfortune. Hedonism also considered as a crime or sin to any religious person, because it is immoral to God to have a self-happiness. But according to Non-Philosopher Hedonism is rather selfish, because it depends on the person if what makes him/ her happy.

In this paper, it will show how hedonism affects
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The Prudential theory is about that only pleasure is the intrinsically to people’s lives and go better for themselves, while the only pain is the intrinsically that make their lives be worse for them. The good example for this came from Peter Singers who study about Animals and Ethics. In his study, he stated that the most of the human persons can see the intrinsic disvalue in the human pain that they experience, but also it is not accepted that it is not bad to any not human being or Animals to experience any pain in
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