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Meaning, Happiness and the Good Life • Cathal Woods Reading Questions on Epicureanism Reading:  David Konstan's entry on Epicurean Ethics from the SEP  Today we'll be thinking about (i) how the simple life can be the most pleasant life, and, if we  have time, (ii) how can simplify our desires.  1. (i) In Konstan's encyclopedia entry, what is the different between a katastematic (or: static)  pleasure and a kinetic (or: dynamic) pleasure? (ii) Which type of pleasure is "freedom from  disturbance (or: perturbation)"? (i)Kinetic pleasure is the instant pleasure you would get when you eat or drink.  It is temporary  cause you do not feel this pleasure when you are full.  Catastematic pleasure is more of a state  rather than a process. (ii) Khara or joy is the type of pleasure. 2. What 
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