Key Terms And Issues

  • Hedone

    Hedone - "Pleasure"

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  • Ataraxia

    Ataraxia - absence of disturbance

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  • Aponia

    Aponia - "absence of pain"

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  • Pathe

    Pathe - "the experience of pleasure or pain." The Epicurean usage must be distinguished from "emotions," for which Aristotle uses the same word.

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  • Parresia

    Parresia - "candor"

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  • Eudaimonia

    Eudaimonia - "the experience of pure pleasure - without any mixture of pain." The Epicurean usage must be distinguished from the use of the same term by Aristotle to mean "happiness." Aristotle defines eudaimonia as pleasure plus other accompaniments (wisdom, money, etc.) which he deems to be necessary.

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  • Paidiea

    Paidia - " "

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  • Kinetic and Katastematic Pleasure

    For Discussion of the Distinction Between The Two Categories, and Whether the Distinction Was Important To Epicurus

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    1. On "Desires" And Their Relationship To Pleasure 30

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    3. Cassius

    1. "Objective Morality" 3

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    3. Cassius

    1. Definitions Of Key Greek Terms

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