What is the difference between physical pleasure and attitudinal pleasure? Which kind of pleasure do hedonist claim is always intrinsically valuable? Why do you think that hedonists make this distinction, rather than claiming that all pleasure is intrinsi¬cally valuable?. Religious Studies

Physical pleasure is the kind of pleasure we experience with our senses; the pleasure we de­rive from eating chocolate or getting a massage. Attitudinal pleasure, on the other hand, is the positive attitude of enjoyment. For hedonist, the key to the good life is attitudinal plea­sure; happiness derives from enjoyment rather than physical pleasure. I think hedonist make this distinction because physical pleasure is only valuable if it generate a benefit for you; for example, if you don't like apples, then there's nothing valuable about eating them. This is different from happiness, which is worth pursuing for its own sake.

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