Sentence Examples


  • Sidgwick holds that intuition must justify the claims of the general happiness upon the individual, though everything subsequent is hedonistic calculus.
  • To overlook the Cyrenaic recognition of social obligation and the hedonistic value of altruistic emotion is a very common expedient of those who are opposed to all hedonistic theories of life.
  • Watson, Hedonistic Theories (1895); James Seth, Ethical Principles, c. i.
  • Won't all people (or at least most people) waste their lives on narcissistic, hedonistic pleasure?
  • In my experience—admittedly, generalized and anecdotal—what sometimes makes children of wealth take that hedonistic, narcissistic route is their sense that they are part of a privileged class.

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