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Philosophy Presentation

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micah cockerham

on 16 April 2010

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Double click anywhere & add an idea A Walk in the Garden:
The Path to Pleasure. It doesn't really matter what we use to eliminate our pain. What matters is simply that we eliminate it. "Once pain has been eliminated, pleasure may be varied but not increased; a man can satisfy his hunger with a variety of foods, but the satisfaction of hunger will always be the highest pleasure to which he can attain" (Brehier, 90-91). "Epicurus rejects the sensual pleasures that require expanded and demanding desires and abundant material resources" (Irwin, 159). "What constitutes an agreeable life is not drinking, possessing women, or eating at sumptuous tables; it is rather sober thought which discovers the causes of all desire and all aversion and which drives away opinions that disturb souls" (Brehier, 71).
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