Definition of Hedonics

1. n. That branch of moral philosophy which treats of the relation of duty to pleasure; the science of practical, positive enjoyment or pleasure.



Definition of Hedonics

1. Noun. (psychology) The ethical study of pleasure ¹

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Definition of Hedonics

1. a branch of psychology [n]

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Literary usage of Hedonics

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1. A Treatise on the Moral Ideals by John Grote (1876)
"... may be considered a subordinate *" pam' branch of it, hedonics, or the philosophy of pleasure and pain. For my present purpose I shall divide pleasure ..."

2. Pain, Pleasure, and æsthetics: An Essay Concerning the Psychology of Pain by Henry Rutgers Marshall (1894)
"But notwithstanding this evidence of closeness of connection between aesthetics and hedonics, we are confronted by a great difficulty in the fact already ..."

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