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.
is mistaken, and Plato may have begun to see this by the time he wrote the Gorgias.