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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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Structurally, Reshotko argues for psychological egoism and eudaimonism, which lead to Socratic intellectualism, which, applied to Socrates' threefold value theory, allows her to identify happiness as the primary good, and to argue that virtue-as-knowledge offers the only reliable (if contingent) access to happiness.
Hunhu/ubuntu is not a philosophy or theory crafted by one person, as is the case with Aristotelian eudaimonism, Kantian deontology or Platonic dualism (Mangena, 2012: 11), it is a communal way of life as lived by the Bantu-speaking people of Southern Africa.
This suggests a potential for such ecological eudaimonism to usefully inform real-world policy-making and communications strategies.
As suggested by Ryan and Deci (2001), well-being is a multidimensional construct which contains two related, but empirically distinct, aspects: hedonism and eudaimonism.
At stake in many of the essays is making a distinction between self-interested eudaimonism and self-sacrificing agapism to show how the former pales in comparison to the latter, in terms of moral cogency.
According to Socrates' eudaimonism, the good is one's own happiness.
The basis of Aristotelian virtue ethics is a view called eudaimonism.
This reading is, of course, scarcely better for Plato's eudaimonism, because then justice would not benefit the people who are most just.
One of these, Lisa Shapiro's paper, "Descartes on Human Nature and the Human Good", explores the difficulties that Descartes' dualism poses for attributing any kind of eudaimonism to Descartes.
Rutherford argues that the idea of Felicity in Hobbes's ethics is analogous to ancient eudaimonism.
In Tolkien's essay "On Fairy-Stories," eudaimonism is incorporated in a comedic narrative theology: much as happiness is the proper end of the virtuous life, joy is the proper end of the fairy tale, or fantasy.
Such matters ultimately lead to two perspectives that guide current models for well-being (Compton, Smith, Cornish, & Qualls, 1996; Keyes, Shmotkin, & Ryff, 2002; Lent, 2004; Ryan & Deci, 2001; Ryff & Keyes, 1995; Waterman, 1993): hedonism and eudaimonism.
particularly Aristotle, whose work on eudaimonism provides the
Classical philosophical discourse on human flourishing is commonly framed under the rubric of virtue ethics, eudaimonism, or eudaimonistic ethics.
6) The view called eudaimonism originates in Plato and Aristotle's writings.