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23. Ethics / A. Egoism / 3. Cyrenaic School

[Greek school which made personal pleasure central]

5 ideas
People who object to extravagant pleasures just love money [Aristippus elder, by Diog. Laertius]
Pleasure is the good, because we always seek it, it satisfies us, and its opposite is the most avoidable thing [Aristippus elder, by Diog. Laertius]
No one pleasure is different from or more pleasant than another [Aristippus young, by Diog. Laertius]
The Cyrenaics asserted that corporeal pleasures were superior to mental ones [Aristippus young, by Diog. Laertius]
Cyrenaics pursue pleasure, but don't equate it with happiness [Annas]