Can’t Buy Me Love. . . Well, Almost

Here’s an interesting article that has calculated how much certain values we hold can be translated into a monetary value.  It’s in British pounds but we can still see some things having a higher number than others.  Perhaps this supports utilitarianism?

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I am a Ph. D student at Marquette University. The primary purpose of this blog is to get my ideas out there, and then have other people scrutinize, critique, build upon, and systematize beliefs. This blog will sometimes pertain to what I'm learning in my classes, but it will occasionally deal with non-classroom issues that I'm thinking about as well.
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2 Responses to Can’t Buy Me Love. . . Well, Almost

  1. shaunmiller says:

    I’ve created a link where you can see the activities and numbers in an orderly way.

  2. aubreycierra says:

    This is interesting but how did they determine the worth of these? If it is by a poll then it is interesting because it would suggest that there is a difference between ‘intellectual pleasures’ and less intellectual ones. It interests me that as much as you here about how people love to go to the movies over reading a book. Still the value of a good book is more then a good movie, interesting.

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