- happiness; well-being.
- Aristotelianism. happiness as the result of an active life governed by reason.
Origin of eudemonia
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The term Eudaemonia has been taken in a large number of senses, with consequent variations in the meaning of Eudaemonism.
Among the ancients the Epicureans expressed all eudaemonia in terms of pleasure.
- happiness, esp (in the philosophy of Aristotle) that resulting from a rational active life
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