agathism


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agathism

the belief that all things incline toward the good. — agathist, n.
See also: Goodness
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Accordingly, I suggest we reject psychological egoism for a view I shall call psychological agathism, namely, that people act to bring about the good simpliciter.
On the present interpretation, psychological agathism entails intellectualism; virtue is coextensive with, and perhaps identical with, happiness.