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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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At the heart of the issues surrounding surrogacy is the tension between freedom of contract and public policy oriented toward human flourishing. People are free to enter into contracts, and generally speaking courts respect freedom of contract and enforce them.
If you cared about human flourishing, you would want to look very carefully at the positives and negatives of fossil fuels and all of the alternatives so that you could make the best decision for human beings.
The basic goal is "Doing good, avoiding evil, and human flourishing." Human flourishing involves freely choosing "fundamental goods such as life and health, friendship, knowledge, integrity, beauty, and work" (p.
This account of constitutive goods can also help to address the concern that Den Uyl and Rasmussen raise in the "Afterword" about "Big Morality." Their concern has to do with whether there is something too tame about an ethical perspective founded solely on the concept of "human flourishing," as it does not seem able to account for the extremes of good (e.g., Jesus and Socrates) and evil (e.g., Hitler and Stalin), since "promoting [or attaining] flourishing" does not seem to capture the goodness of extreme good and "impeding flourishing" does not seem to capture the badness of extreme evil.
Or it means the expansion of his list of basic human rights to include rights that protect interests relating to human welfare and human flourishing more fully than the limited set of human rights he considers just under his theory.
According to Epicurus, human beings must free themselves of their ignorance about the natural world and lead a virtuous life as a means to gain tranquility and human flourishing.
It is not at all clear whether such a regime can provide a very rich account of human flourishing. One paradox of modern liberalism is that while it secures a realm of privacy within which individuals may pursue private conceptions of the good, it also seems to undermine claims for ultimate or absolute goods.
MusIC Pete Doherty The Libertines frontman will be performing as part of his Eudaimonia solo tour, which takes its name from the Greek word for happiness, welfare and human flourishing. The singer and guitarist's band includes fellow former Babyshambles musician Drew McConnell.
It is a person's human connections-or relations with other people-that is the main determinant for human flourishing. The researchers arrived at this conclusion through a test they called the Decathlon of Flourishing-10 facets of late life constituting what most people consider as success.
Aristotle's teleology allowed him to understand the life of virtue as both necessary for all human flourishing and pluralistic in its manifold expression.
With this story, advisory business consultant Steve Moeller starts the first chapter of his second self-published book, "Endorphinomics: The Science of Human Flourishing," and illustrates the challenges that many brokers and independent advisors face in their businesses.
The new orthodoxy is against human nature, against human flourishing, and against a just society.
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