The experience machine or pleasure machine is a thought experiment put forward by philosopher Robert Nozick in his 1974 book Anarchy, State, and Utopia.
A series of subsequent experiments revealed that rats preferred pleasure circuit stimulation to food (even when they were hungry) and water.
Just over fifty years ago, psychologists James Olds and Peter Milner, working at McGill University in Canada, carried out their pioneering experiments which.
This is a thought experiment proposed by philosopher Robert Nozick in order Hedonism suggests that the only thing that matters is human pleasure, and that.
In the early 1950s, some very odd experiments were being performed Dr. Robert G. Heath found that he could manipulate the pleasure and.