Originally Posted by BoyBrumby
Hardly. Bentham? Mills?
I didnt say they didnt exist- just that they are a lot more 'basic' and simplistic ideas on utilitarianism compared to utilitarianism in the east.
I havnt read Mills but i've read Bentham- and i for one, dont think he even compares to Nagarjuna in utilitarianism philosophy-both in the scope and impact of it.
Just like you wont find many eastern philosophers who'd match Neitzche in his individualism ideologies. Though ultimately you can call me biassed- i do follow a particular school of eastern philosophy/or try to loosely.