Socrates, Hobbes, And Locke's Analysis

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aspires to do something in order to experience pleasure, enjoyment, and comfort. Hedonic motives range from physical pleasures, comforts, and enjoyment of social interaction or art. Well-known philosophers like Aristippus, Bentham Epicurus, Hobbes, and Locke agreed that the main purpose in our life is to experience pleasure and avoid pain (Weijers, 2012). Though they have differing interpretations as to the context at hand, they are united in the contention that the highest good is happiness. In contrast, Aristotle not only disagreed with the pleasure-seeking philosophers but also asserted that the motivation they espouse is an immoral way of living (Waterman, 1993).
Aristotle further argued that the highest intention in life is to live to
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