Single Idea 3557

[catalogued under 22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 3. Pleasure / b. Types of pleasure]

Full Idea

Epicurus identifies our final end with what he calls tranquillity or 'ataraxia', which is static pleasure.

Gist of Idea

The end for Epicurus is static pleasure


report of Epicurus (fragments/reports [c.289 BCE]) by Julia Annas - The Morality of Happiness Ch.7

Book Reference

Annas,Julia: 'The Morality of Happiness' [OUP 1995], p.188