egoistic hedonism

noun

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


Medical Dictionary

egoistic hedonism

noun

medical Definition of egoistic hedonism

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

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