eudaemon

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Consequently, he misses that eudaimon appreciation can involve negative hedonic states (for example, sadness or anger at injustice), and that concurrent activity pleasure and emotional pain can indicate excellence, rather than self-alienation.
Thus, appeals to developing human nature (or leading a flourishing human life) have been frequently endorsed, where the virtues are taken as essential to human nature (or leading a eudaimon life).
33) Yet it hardly follows from this claim that moral virtue is not a eudaimon, good activity.
To be eudaimon, we have to achieve a 'harmonious reconciliation among the three broad Platonic ends', allowing the good seeds to grow and suppressing the bad ones (53).
29) Someone might argue that even in such apparently open-ended deliberation, an agent is in fact always attempting to specify the end of a good or eudaimon life.