[ yoo-dee-muh-niz-uh m ]
/ yuˈdi məˌnɪz əm /
the doctrine that the basis of moral obligations is to be found in the tendency of right actions to produce happiness.
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OTHER WORDS FROM eudemonismeu·de·mon·ist, nouneu·de·mon·is·tic, adjectiveeu·de·mon·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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Eudemonistic are the teachings of Godwin, Stirner, and Tucker.Anarchism|Paul Eltzbacher
British Dictionary definitions for eudemonistic
/ (juːˈdiːməˌnɪzəm) /
philosophy an ethical doctrine holding that the value of moral action lies in its capacity to produce happiness
Derived forms of eudemonismeudemonist or eudaemonist, nouneudemonistic, eudaemonistic, eudemonistical or eudaemonistical, adjectiveeudemonistically or eudaemonistically, adverb
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