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  • n. Alternative spelling of eudaemonism.

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Examples

  • In classical eudaimonism, happiness was usually identified with virtuous activity.

    Philip Reynolds: The Biblical Definitions Of The Pursuit Of Happiness

  • The Consolation of Philosophy, a treatise by a 6th-century theologian, Boethius, includes a classic statement of one strand of Christian eudaimonism.

    Philip Reynolds: The Biblical Definitions Of The Pursuit Of Happiness

  • Patristic and medieval Christian theologians adopted but transformed philosophical eudaimonism by identifying happiness with post-mortem bliss: the beatific vision, or union with God.

    Philip Reynolds: The Biblical Definitions Of The Pursuit Of Happiness

  • [Collected papers of one of the foremost scholars on Stocism. see especially ˜The logical basis of Stoic ethics™ and ˜Stoic eudaimonism™.]

    Stoicism

  • One result of this connection is the eudaimonism mentioned earlier.

    Religion and Morality

  • Rawls’s concern seems not to be with eudaimonism as such, but the impersonality and egoism of desire that defines natural relations.

    Matthew Yglesias » Before There Was Early Rawls…

  • Basic to Descartes 'account is the distinction he draws between (i) the supreme good, (ii) happiness, and (iii) the final end or goal, notions generally taken as equivalent in ancient eudaimonism (AT IV

    Descartes' Ethics

  • If my ranking (1) over (2) is what Doug and Neera mean by a conflict of interests, then I grant that such conflicts can occur under eudaimonism; but what I wish to deny (and all I take Rand to deny in her article "The 'Conflicts' of Men's Interests") is that the ranking of (1) over (2) implies a ranking of (4) over (2) or (3).

    Cato Unbound

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