Ideas from 'On the Goal (frags)' by Epicurus [290 BCE], by Theme Structure

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1. Philosophy / D. Nature of Philosophy / 4. Aims of Philosophy / b. Philosophy as transcendent
We should come to philosophy free from any taint of culture
22. Metaethics / A. Ethical Ends / 6. Pleasure / b. Value of pleasure
Fine things are worthless if they give no pleasure