eudaimonia


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eudaimonia

(ū″dī-mōn′ē-ă, dĭ) [Gr. eudaimonia, good fortune, happiness]
A sense of fulfillment that arises from achieving one's full potential as a human being.
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The identification of eudaimonia with acting well leads into a discussion of virtue.
The shareholders also approved an Investment Advisory Agreement between MACC and Eudaimonia Asset Management, LLC.
Human flourishing or eudaimonia must be attained through a person's own efforts.
The Greek term eudaimonia can be translated as "happiness," "flourishing" and even "wellbeing.
It is instead about cultivating one's moral judgment in order to be able to discern what is good to do in even the most complex circumstances for the sake of one's eudaimonia.
Third, it might be claimed that neuro-enhancement neither moves an individual closer to his or her telos and eudaimonia nor away from them.
iv) The virtues or virtuous agents themselves--as well as their value--could (but need not) be explained in terms of further states, such as health, eudaimonia, etc.
We cannot achieve eudaimonia simply by being good, or even by doing good; we must also achieve a "good life.
In line with scholars such as Iris Murdoch (1970) and Valerie Tiberius (2004), Seligman (2002) attempts to avoid any discussion of a universal human telos, instead embracing the idea that the individual's sense of personal fulfillment is the highest possible good, using subjective well-being as the core of his understanding of eudaimonia.
As we have seen, the concepts of telos, arete, and eudaimonia exist a tightly-knit relationship of mutual dependence, and MacIntyre (1984, 1988) has argued for the centrality of a conception of the telos to any attempt to describe the virtues and the nature of flourishing.
46) Plato maintains this distinction in the Philebus when, at 11d4-6, he centers the dialogue on the question of whether knowledge or pleasure is best able to render life happy for all: hedone is treated as conceptually distinct from eudaimonia.
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