Dialectically, most most people admit

Dialectically, most most people admit that the alternative to the life of virtue is the life of pleasure. The account given of the life of pleasure is very protean, and what it means first- sheer carnal hedonism- bears little resemblence to later accounts of it- e.g. utilitarianism.

One dialectical point, though- the life of pleasure, in its root form, is a lifethat tends to be advocated primarily by unmarried young men. Women can have,at best, a jaundiced look at hedonism: one man’s pleasure tends to mean another woman’s use.
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