(philosophy) The doctrine of Cyrenaics that people should ultimately aim at the pleasure of the present moment, disregarding future pain that could result from it.
Cyrenaicism Sentence Examples
Thus Cyrenaicism goes beyond the critical scepticism of the Sophists and deduces a single, universal aim for all men, namely pleasure.
Thus Cyrenaicism did not entirely vanish with its absorption in Epicureanism.
To identify Epicureanism with Cyrenaicism is a complete misunderstanding.
The school has been considered with some truth to form a connecting link with the later scepticism, just as the contemporary Cynicism and Cyrenaicism may be held to be imperfect preludes to Stoicism and Epicureanism.