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22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 3. Pleasure / b. Types of pleasure

[what types of pleasure are there?]

16 ideas
A small pure pleasure is much finer than a large one contaminated with pain [Plato]
Nice smells are intensive, have no preceding pain, and no bad after-effect [Plato]
There are pleasures of the soul (e.g. civic honour, and learning) and of the body [Aristotle]
God feels one simple pleasure forever [Aristotle]
Intellectual pleasures are superior to sensuous ones [Aristotle]
Pleasures only differ in their duration and the part of the body affected [Epicurus]
Pains of the soul are worse than pains of the body, because it feels the past and future [Epicurus, by Diog. Laertius]
Good and true are the same for everyone, but pleasures differ [Democritus (attr)]
We should only choose pleasures which are concerned with the beautiful [Democritus (attr)]
Cyrenaic pleasure is a motion, but Epicurean pleasure is a condition [Diog. Laertius]
Prejudice apart, push-pin has equal value with music and poetry [Bentham]
Of Bentham's 'dimensions' of pleasure, only intensity and duration matter [Ross on Bentham]
He gives his body up to pleasure, but not his soul [Joubert]
The pleasure of existing is the only genuine pleasure [Hadot]
Greeks and early Christians were much more concerned about food than about sex [Foucault]
The end for Epicurus is static pleasure [Annas]