Eudaemonism meaning

yo͝o-dēmə-nĭzəm
The ethical doctrine that personal happiness is the chief good and the proper aim of action, esp. such happiness conceived of in terms of well-being based on virtuous and rational self-realization.
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A system of ethics that evaluates actions in terms of their capacity to produce happiness.
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A philosophical notion, or system of ethics, which measures happiness in relation to morality. (Not to be confused with utilitarianism, which similarly emphasizes happiness but conceives of it differently.)
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Origin of eudaemonism

  • From Ancient Greek εὐδαίμων (eudaimōn, “having a good genius, happy, fortunate”), from εὖ (eu, “well”) + δαίμων (daimōn, “a genius, spirit”)

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