Aristotle holds that a happy life must include pleasure, and he therefore opposes those who argue that pleasure is by its nature bad. He insists that there are other pleasures besides those of the senses, and that the best pleasure s are the ones experienced by virtuous people who have enough resources for excellent activity.
Pleasure is not the only good but is important to living a happy life.
Happiness, Aristotle contents, consists in living rationally and requires two parts of a person’s souls to function.
Pleasure is doing activities associated with rationality found through contemplation of rational activity and physical pleasures are acceptable through reflection