Parent Topic: Philosophy

Suffering-focused ethics is a family of views in normative ethics that assign primary moral importance to the alleviation of suffering. Negative utilitarianism is one example of a suffering-focused ethical view, though other views in this family also assign intrinsic value to things besides suffering, including positive hedonic states as well as non-hedonic values.


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The Future Might Not Be So Great
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