2013년 4월 23일 화요일

[Short look at] Edgeworth's capacity for pleasure or happiness



자료 1: Edgeworth’s principle of arbitration (Sephorah Mangin, )

( ... ) Edgeworth defines ^means^, the distribution of which is to be determined, as "the distinguishable proximate means of pleasure, chiefly wealth as destined for consumption."[30]

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Edgeworth' next step proves to be vital. He defines an individual's ^capacity for pleasure^ as follows: " an individual has a greater ^capacity for happiness^ than another, when for the same amount whatsoever of means he obtains a greater amount of pleasure, ^and also^ for the same increment (to the same amount) whatsoever of means a greater increment of pleasure."[31]


자료 2: Edgeworth's Mathematical Psychics: A Centennial Notice (Warren J. Samuels, 1981)

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