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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.
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(juːˈdiːməˌnɪzəm; juːˈdaɪməˌnɪzəm)
(Classical Myth & Legend) another name for eudemonism
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Early Modern Scotists and Eudaimonism: The Affection for Advantage and the Affection for Justice, SYDNEY PENNER
He reminds us that "eudaimonism is a conditional system of principles, which come into play only if we choose to live" (p.
"Eudaimonism, Love and Friendship, and Political Community." Social Philosophy and Policy 16, no.
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).
According to Kesebir [17], affective well-being reviewed in two perspective which are hedonism and eudaimonism view.
205-12; John Bussanich, "Happiness, Eudaimonism," in Augustine Through the Ages, 413-14.
So, we find more of Aristotle's general philosophy (substance and accident, cause and effect, means and ends, eudaimonism, determinism, liberty, justice, virtue) than of his strictly economic thought.
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
"Normative theory and psychological research: Hedonism, eudaimonism, and why it matters." The Journal of Positive Psychology, 5(3), 212-225.