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also eu·dai·mon·ism or eu·de·mon·ism  (yo͞o-dē′mə-nĭz′əm)
A system of ethics that evaluates actions in terms of their capacity to produce happiness.

eu·dae′mo·nist n.
eu·dae′mon·is′tic, eu·dae′mon·is′ti·cal adj.


(juːˈdiːməˌnɪzəm; juːˈdaɪməˌnɪzəm)
(Classical Myth & Legend) another name for eudemonism
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Part 1, "The Theology and Philosophy of Emotion," includes: Erin Sullivan, "The Passions of Thomas Wright: Renaissance Emotion Across Body and Soul" (25-44); David Bagchi, '"The Scripture moveth us in sundry places': Framing Biblical Emotions in the Book of Common Prayer and the Homilies" (45-64); Sara Coodin, '"This was a way to thrive': Christian and Jewish Eudaimonism in The Merchant of Venice" (65-85); Mary Ann Lund, "Robert Burton, Perfect Happiness and the Viseo Dei" (86-108).
The doctrine that happiness (eudaimonia in Greek) is the standard of morality is eudaimonism.
According to Kesebir [17], affective well-being reviewed in two perspective which are hedonism and eudaimonism view.
Haybron, The Pursuit of Unhappiness: The Elusive Psychology of Well-Being (New York: Oxford University Press, 2008); Valerie Tiberius and Alicia Hall, "Normative Theory and Psychological Research: Hedonism, Eudaimonism, and Why It Matters," Journal of Positive Psychology 5, no.
205-12; John Bussanich, "Happiness, Eudaimonism," in Augustine Through the Ages, 413-14.
Having defined CMP, I argue that unlike Western-based approaches to ethics such as Aristotelian eudaimonism, Kantian deontology, Platonic Justice and Metzian basic norm, that are established by one person and focus more on individual actions, the CMP is communocratic and the processes leading to its establishment are not only dialogical, but are also spiritual.
Eudaimonism is a moral philosophy that defines right action as that which leads to the well-being of the individual.
This second view has been called eudaimonism (Waterman, 1993) because it tries to include the belief that well-being is the achievement or realization of the true nature or "daemon".
Environmental virtue ethics, sustainability, autonomy, eudaimonism, MacIntyre
According to Ryan and Deci (2001), well-being is a multidimensional construct, which contains two related, but empirically distinct, aspects: hedonism and eudaimonism.
His purchase of ancient eudaimonism showed that those best fitted to the highest offices of governance were among those that most distinguished themselves through virtue and talent--i.
s dismissal of eudaimonism as necessarily self-regarding.