index_img1.gif Kate Soper: We should aim for a less consumerist lifestyle and a new idea of the good life & human flourishing!
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Kate Soper’s talk focussed on the idea of an “alternative hedonism”. The reconstruction of the argument gives less weight to the question of whether or not we should adopt an “alternative hedonism”. Rather, it questions if an “alternative hedonism” is likely to become a popular philosophy of life.
Four claims jointly support Soper’s demand for an “alternative hedonism” (i.e. a less consumerist lifestyle and a new idea of the good life and human flourishing):
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