Aristotle seems to think one takes pleasure always in activity. But note that this need not be one's own activity: it might be one's friend's activity (which is as one's own, since a friend is another self). The pleasure of campingThis example is due to an undergraduate student in a class I sat in on once. cannot be separated from the camping, distilled and put in a bottle, and then added to one's breakfast cereal. Moreover, that which one takes pleasure in is not just the cause of the pleasure: the relationship is intentional rather than merely causal.It may be that such intentional relationships are also causal.
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