Aristotle and Epicurus

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If the chair could feel happiness, it could not possibly be happy because it is performing its function poorly. Epicurus had a different take on the highest virtue of man. Epicurus believed the highest virtue was the pursuit of pleasure. We must keep in mind he is not referring to the physical, materialistic pleasures that come to mind in the modern day definition of the word pleasure...
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For Epicurus, pleasure is tied closely to satisfying one's desires. Pleasure results from getting what you want and pain results from not getting what you want. This means that if the highest virtue of man were the pursuit of pleasure, the pursuit of satisfying desires would be where we find happiness...
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