eudaemonic


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producing happiness and well-being

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The Self-determination theory (Ryan & Deci, 2001), which is framed within the eudaemonic perspective, describes the human being as an active organism with an innate tendency for personal growth, that engages optimally and effectively in the environment they live in (Balaguer, Castillo, & Duda, 2008).
Within the eudaemonic perspective, the concept of passion refers to an attitude and intense emotion obtained through a specific activity that is considered important and in which time and energy are invested (Vallerand et al.
121) See HOLMES, supra note 17, at xii-xiv; Feng Chen, The Dilemma of Eudaemonic Legitimacy in Post-Mao China, 29 POLITY 421 (1997).
By means of a provocative reference to Lionel Trilling's discussion of "the fate of pleasure," Hartman intimates that Kermode's position "glides over an abyss" and thereby unintentionally participates in "the eudaemonic nihilism of a liberal, progressive politics" (61).
However, at its core, "the eudaemonic pie" is not about predicting where a roulette ball will land among 38 choices or even the onslaught of money that might follow.
If it leads to anything at all, it is to an unillusioned recognition of reality, what is the case, whether we wish it so or no--together with an undiminished resolve to act without eudaemonic fictions.
She demonstrates how transplanted Africans in Jamaica have accepted Christianity while subverting its symbols to express an African heritage more oriented towards healing than otherworldly redemption, and towards eudaemonic harmony rather than moral rationalism.
Thomas Bass, in his book The Eudaemonic Pie, describes shoe-based computers of the 1970s designed and built by physicists and other researchers in California, for the purpose of assisting them at playing roulette.
In fact, the factor analyses carried out on these explicit measures indicate the existence of two factors: hedonic well-being and eudaemonic well-being, which, as indicated, correspond to the two majority currents in the study of well-being (see Ryan & Deci, 2001).
Well, if performance confers legitimacy, then nonperformance undermines it--a conclusion one can adduce without Professor Huntington's help, and without recourse to eudaemonics.