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  1. eudaemonism(Noun)

    A philosophical notion, or system of ethics, which measures happiness in relation to morality. (Not to be confused with utilitarianism, which similarly emphasizes happiness but conceives of it differently.)

  2. Origin: From εὐδαίμων, from εὖ + δαίμων

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  1. Eudaemonism(noun)

    that system of ethics which defines and enforces moral obligation by its relation to happiness or personal well-being

  2. Origin: [Gr. a thinking happy, fr, blessed with a good genius, happy; e'y^ well, good + one's demon of genius. See Demon.]


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