Hedonism

Science / Psychiatry / Hedonism: Pleasure-seeking behavior. Contrast with anhedonia.

Anhedonia

Science / Psychiatry / Anhedonia: Inability to experience pleasure from activities that usually produce pleasurable feelings. Contrast with hedonism. MORE

Epicureanism

Entertainment / Literature / Epicureanism: The Greek philosophy of Epicurus, who espoused a life of gentle hedonism ameliorated by rational moderation. His idea of epicureanism was so refined as to almost be ascetic. For instance, he urged tha MORE

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