eudemonism

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Synonyms for eudemonism

an ethical system that evaluates actions by reference to personal well-being through a life based on reason

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These argue the insufficiency of what Derrida calls the hedonism or eudaemonism of "Freud's psychoanalysis of the work of art [.
s investigation helps us to rethink our understanding of the ancient philosophers, the eudaemonism of their teleology and that of the Scholastics, the essence of human nature, the notion of natural inclinations, the description of the common good, and the nature of God.
ROBERT BASS, "Towards a Constructivist Eudaemonism.
visibly struggles with Aquinas's eudaemonism, the thesis that happiness constitutes the ultimate goal of human moral endeavor.
Psychological eudaemonism is mistaken, and Plato may have begun to see this by the time he wrote the Gorgias.