egoistic hedonism

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Definition of egoistic hedonism

: the ethical theory that achieving one's own happiness is the proper goal of all conduct

First Known Use of egoistic hedonism

1874, in the meaning defined above

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“Egoistic hedonism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/egoistic%20hedonism. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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egoistic hedonism

noun

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: the ethical theory that the valid aim of right conduct is one's own happiness

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