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eudaemonism


eudaemonism


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eudemonism  \Eu*de"mon*ism\,  Eudaemonism  \Eu*d[ae]"mon*ism\,  n. 
  [Gr.  ?  a  thinking  happy,  fr  ?  blessed  with  a  good  genius, 
  happy;  ?  well  good  +  ?  one's  demon  of  genius.  See  {Demon}.] 
  That  system  of  ethics  which  defines  and  enforces  moral 
  obligation  by  its  relation  to  happiness  or  personal 
  well-being.