Single Idea 505

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

Full Idea

For all men, good and true are the same; but pleasant differs for different men.

Gist of Idea

Good and true are the same for everyone, but pleasures differ


Democritus (attrib) (reports [c.250 BCE], B069)

Book Reference

'Ancilla to the Pre-Socratic Philosophers', ed/tr. Freeman,Kathleen [Harvard 1957], p.101