The core connection

“Lou Marinoff is talking about the philosopher and social reformer Jeremy Bentham, and his mistake in ‘associating the good with the pleasurable’. But the topic of hedonism makes him digress. ‘You’ve got Las Vegas – Sin City’, he says, ‘and I’m asking: where is Virtue City? What is the antipode to Las Vegas? If it’s not in university humanities programmes, it’s not anywhere …” (more)

[Matthew Reisz, Times Higher Education, 7 January]

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