Sentence Examples


  • A second type of hedonism - less ignoble, but perhaps also less logical - calls men to seek the happiness of others.
  • Practically speaking ancient hedonism advocated the happiness of the individual: the modern hedonism of Hume, Bentham and Mill is based on a wider conception of life.
  • This relation to a "good" must not, however, be construed as a doctrine of ethics in the narrower sense; nor is its "utilitarianism" to be confused with the hedonism of the British associationists.
  • This pessimistic attitude is far removed from the positive hedonism of Aristippus.
  • 816 Hedonism (Epicurus) 818 Later Greek and Roman Ethics 818 Neoplatonism .