agapism


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a·gap·ism

(ah'gahp-izm),
A doctrine exalting nonsexual love.
[G. agapē, brotherly love]

agapism

A philosophy of altruism, selflessness and brotherly fellowship (non-sexual love), first espoused by Henry Mayhew, a British social philospher in the 1850s; it was radopted 40 years later by an American philosopher, CS Peirce, and 60 years after that by the American hippie movement.
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At stake in many of the essays is making a distinction between self-interested eudaimonism and self-sacrificing agapism to show how the former pales in comparison to the latter, in terms of moral cogency.
Chapter six discusses subjective theories of value, including emotivism and agapism.