Negative Utilitarianism and Buddhist Intuition

@article{Contestabile2014NegativeUA,
  title={Negative Utilitarianism and Buddhist Intuition},
  author={Bruno Contestabile},
  journal={Contemporary Buddhism},
  year={2014},
  volume={15},
  pages={298 - 311}
}
Starting point:Serge-Christoph Kolm suggests that ‘Buddhism advocating minimizing dukkha (pain, dissatisfaction)—rather than maximizing sukkha (from which “sugar” comes) may be a kind of negative welfarism’(Kolm2006, 8). Christoph Fehige, after suggesting that ‘Maximizers of preference satisfaction should instead call themselves minimizers of preference frustration’, concludes that Buddha is on his side (Fehige1998, 518, 522). Type of Problem:What are the common intuitions of negative… 
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