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eudemonism


  2  definitions  found 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eudemonism 
  n  :  an  ethical  system  that  evaluates  actions  by  reference  to 
  personal  well-being  through  a  life  based  on  reason  [syn: 
  {endaemonism}] 




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