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Ethical theory that makes well-being (eudaemonia, apatheia, or euthymia, the happy condition of the daimon [soul or spirit]) the highest aim in life. Regarded by Aristotle* as highest good. Hedonism* and utilitarianism* are related but not synonymous concepts.

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