Picureans definition of pleasure Reaction Paper
The question is meant to help me begin thinking about the issues at hand. Thesis should clearly articulate the position for which you will argue and how you will do so:
Epicureans famously claim that pleasure is our sole goal in life. Why do they believe this and how do they define pleasure? How is their view of death related to their view of pleasure? Is pleasure to be sought at all costs and pain likewise avoided? How are the kinds of desires they believe a human being ought to have a reflection of their definition of pleasure? Are you completely convinced by their position? why?