Eudaemonics
Eudemonics Eu`de*mon"ics, Eudaemonics Eu`d[ae]*mon"ics, n. [Gr. ? conducive to happiness. See {Eudemonism}.] That part of moral philosophy which treats of happiness; the science of happiness; -- contrasted with {aretaics}. --J. Grote.

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  • Eudemonics — Eu de*mon ics, Eudaemonics Eu d[ae]*mon ics, n. [Gr. ? conducive to happiness. See {Eudemonism}.] That part of moral philosophy which treats of happiness; the science of happiness; contrasted with {aretaics}. J. Grote …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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