Because when Stoics criticize Epicureans, they refer to “seeking pleasure” instead of “seeking happiness”, which is what I think Epicureans mean. Also, in this article you say that Stoics do not consider pleasure a good, but most of us pursue happiness, no pleasure.

UCLA professor. Neuroscientist doing research on pain. Writes about science, philosophy, politics and kinky sex. https://sexsciencespirit.blogspot.com/

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