Of the Cause of Pleasure

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Of the Cause of Pleasure

We must now consider the causes of pleasure: and under this head there are eight points of inquiry:

  1. Whether operation is the proper cause of pleasure?
  2. Whether movement is a cause of pleasure?
  3. Whether hope and memory cause pleasure?
  4. Whether sadness causes pleasure?
  5. Whether the actions of others are a cause of pleasure to us?
  6. Whether doing good to another is a cause of pleasure?
  7. Whether likeness is a cause of pleasure?
  8. Whether wonder is a cause of pleasure?