Eudemonistic


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Eu`de`mon`is´tic


a.1.Of or pertaining to eudemonism.
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This is particularly true of Thomas Aquinas, who, in continuity with ancient ethics, develops a eudemonistic, virtue-centered conception of justice, yet, like modern thought, one that is founded upon the moral standing of others and is intrinsically responsive to the demands that derive from social institutions.
The lived experience of spasticity calls for the eudemonistic approach of well-being.
Given that the Dalai Lama's ethics establishes a necessary connection between genuine happiness and spiritual qualities, and since spiritual actions both constitute and contribute to the agent's genuine happiness, the Dalai Lama's ethical theory seems to be closer to eudemonistic virtue ethics than to universalist perfectionist consequentialism.