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eudaemonic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj eudaemonic producing happiness and well-being
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Usage

In literature:

The story of Maria, the daughter of the magnificent Eudaemon, is singular and interesting.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 3" by Edward Gibbon
The story of Maria, the daughter of the magnificent Eudaemon, is singular and interesting.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 3" by Edward Gibbon
Those austere ones I mean, such as were Charax, and Demetrius the Platonic, and Eudaemon, and others like unto those.
"Meditations" by Marcus Aurelius
In France the atmosphere is emphatically eudaemonic; happiness is the goal.
"The Idea of Progress" by J. B. Bury
EUDAEMONISM, the doctrine that the production of happiness is the aim and measure of virtue.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
A rejection of hedonistic psychology, therefore, by no means involves any opposition to eudaemonism in ethics.
"The Life of Reason" by George Santayana
The value of the term Eudaemonism as an antithesis to Hedonism is thus very questionable.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 8" by Various
Kant finds it due to his point of view to spurn every weak inclination to Eudaemonism.
"Morals and the Evolution of Man" by Max Simon Nordau
A considerable period elapsed, during which Eudaemon grew apace in stature and in knowledge.
"Baron Bruno" by Louisa Morgan
Seize him, Glaucus and Eudaemon, and make him come with us.
"Callias" by Alfred John Church
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