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The Morality of Happiness$
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Julia Annas

Print publication date: 1995

Print ISBN-13: 9780195096521

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195096525.001.0001

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Making Sense of My Life as a Whole

Making Sense of My Life as a Whole

(p.27) 1 Making Sense of My Life as a Whole
The Morality of Happiness

Julia Annas (Contributor Webpage)

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The entry‐point for ethical reflection in ancient ethics is the question of how I ought to live. This develops into thoughts about my final end and the formal conditions that have to hold of it. The assumption that this is happiness raises issues about similarities and differences between modern notions of happiness and the ancient concept of happiness or eudaimonia.

Keywords:   eudaimonia, final end, happiness, life

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