Hedonic sect
Hedonic He*don"ic, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? pleasure, ? sweet, pleasant.] 1. Pertaining to pleasure. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or relating to Hedonism or the Hedonic sect. [1913 Webster]

{Hedonic sect} a sect that placed the highest good in the gratification of the senses, -- called also {Cyrenaic sect}, (which see), and {School of Aristippus}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Hedonic — He*don ic, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? pleasure, ? sweet, pleasant.] 1. Pertaining to pleasure. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or relating to Hedonism or the Hedonic sect. [1913 Webster] {Hedonic sect} a sect that placed the highest good in the gratification of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cyrenaic sect — Hedonic He*don ic, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? pleasure, ? sweet, pleasant.] 1. Pertaining to pleasure. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or relating to Hedonism or the Hedonic sect. [1913 Webster] {Hedonic sect} a sect that placed the highest good in the gratification… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • School of Aristippus — Hedonic He*don ic, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? pleasure, ? sweet, pleasant.] 1. Pertaining to pleasure. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or relating to Hedonism or the Hedonic sect. [1913 Webster] {Hedonic sect} a sect that placed the highest good in the gratification… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hedonism — Hed on*ism, n. 1. The doctrine of the Hedonic sect; the pursuit of pleasure as a matter of ethical principle. [WordNet sense 1] [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. The ethical theory which finds the explanation and authority of duty in its tendency… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Buddhism — Buddh redirects here, for the Race Circuit, see Buddh International Circuit Standing Buddha. One of the earliest known representations of the Buddha, 1st 2nd century CE, Gandhara …   Wikipedia

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