The Hedonic Calculus
A lesson suitable for GCSE or A-level as an introduction the Jeremy Bentham's Hedonic Calculus in moral decision making. Introduces the concept of calculating pleasure through a number of daily routines which will make it easier for students to get to grip with each of the 7 factors in the calculus, before going on to applying them to moral dilemmas. Students then have a chance to assess the benefits and drawbacks of the Hedonic Calculus in writing. A scrabble themed plenary adds some literacy and a competitive element to the lesson.
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Created: Sep 27, 2016

Updated: May 4, 2017

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