- hedonic calculus,
- hedonic damages,
Origin of hedonist
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Where does the quest for beauty and hedonistic impulses begin and end?
Hedonistic distractions have existed from Caligula and Nero to Andreotti and Berlusconi.The New Fellini: Paolo Sorrentino’s ‘The Great Beauty’|Jimmy So|November 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To seize the day could be construed as a stoic, moral or hedonistic call, though not usually a sentimental one.One Perfect Summer Day in Virginia Woolf, Saul Bellow and Others|Matt Seidel|September 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Cressida is known to have a wild side, and the week-long vacation in the Caribbean was a hedonistic affair.
Bork thought a hedonistic culture would foster anemic economic growth.Speed Read: Best Bits From Robert Bork’s ‘Slouching Towards Gomorrah’|Michael Moynihan|December 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Thus all the requirements of the hedonistic calculus are satisfied!The Meaning of Good--A Dialogue|G. Lowes Dickinson
In hedonistic theory, production of course means the production of utilities, and utility is of course utility to the consumer.The Place of Science in Modern Civilisation and Other Essays|Thorstein Veblen
The objection made to the hedonistic method contains a truth, but includes with it an untruth.The Data of Ethics|Herbert Spencer
When any further answer is attempted now to the question, it appears to be on hedonistic grounds.On the Ethics of Naturalism|William Ritchie Sorley
An economic datum is not then a hedonistic datum, nor, in general, a mechanical datum.Historical materialism and the economics of Karl Marx|Benedetto Croce
1822, in reference to the Cyrenaic school of philosophy that deals with the ethics of pleasure, from Greek hedonikos "pleasurable," from hedone "pleasure," related to hedys "sweet," cognate with Latin suavis (see sweet). A hedonist is properly the follower of any ethical system in which some sort of pleasure ranks as the highest good. The Epicurian identifies this pleasure with the practice of virtue.