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And no hedonism, no theory of rights, could supply an operating rule for conduct.

Veblen has made it perfectly clear that particular matters of theory are affected by the presupposition of hedonism.

His own view is that the Austrians are not essentially bound up with hedonism.

The sonnets on the Days breathe the same quaint medieval hedonism.

Honora's amazement at her cousin's hedonism gave way to contempt for it.

It is of the utmost importance that this development of Cyrenaic hedonism should be fully realized.

Developing from this is a new point of practical importance to the hedonism of the Cyrenaics.

Hedonism, however, does not postulate uniformity between men except in the respect of sensuous cause and effect.

The theory of value which hedonism gives is, therefore, a theory of cost in terms of discomfort.

The later psychology is biological, as contrasted with the metaphysical psychology of hedonism.

WORD ORIGIN

1856, from Greek hedone (see hedonist) + -ism.

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