THUNK – 153. “The Culture” & Hedonism

Iain M. Banks’s “Culture” is a techno-utopia built on hedonism, a concept much more philosophically complex than sex, drugs, & rock n roll.

-Links for the Curious-

“Hedonism,” by the SEP – plato.stanford.edu/entries/hedonism/

“Hedonism,” by the IEP – www.iep.utm.edu/hedonism/

“I Hope This Helps: Hedonism,” by Sam Dresser – aeon.co/videos/great-news-pleasure-is-the-purpose-of-life-bad-news-moderation-is-key

“Hedonism and Pleasure,” by Philosophy Tube – www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZmFDVYolQ4

“How to Live a Happy, Pleasurable Life,” by Philosophy Tube – www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEjaKDX1Xys&t=413s

“Philosophy – Ethics: Hedonism and the Experience Machine,” by Wireless Philosophy – www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJ1dsNauhGE

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